6 days in Coronado, Ventura & San Simeon Itinerary

6 days in Coronado, Ventura & San Simeon Itinerary

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6 days in Coronado, Ventura & San Simeon Itinerary

Start: Coronado
1
Coronado
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Ventura
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
End: Coronado

3
nights
Coronado

Coronado ©
Coronado is a resort city located in San Diego County, California, across the San Diego Bay from downtown San Diego. Get out of town with these interesting Coronado side-trips: Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar), Encinitas (Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, Moonlight State Beach, & more) and Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Coronado Island, browse the different shops at Coronado Ferry Landing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronado Beach, and kick back and relax at Silver Strand State Beach.

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are San Diego International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Palm Springs International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ventura.

Things to do in Coronado

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Encinitas, Imperial Beach Pier, Del Mar City Beach, Oceanside Pier
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Coronado Island ©
Coronado Island
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach

1
night
Ventura

Ventura ©
Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. On the 22nd (Wed), stop by Ventura Harbor Village, then take a leisurely stroll along Ventura Pier and Promenade, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mission San Buenaventura.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ventura trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Coronado to Ventura takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Coronado in July, Ventura is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Ventura

Shopping Historic Sites
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Ventura Harbor Village ©
Ventura Harbor Village
Ventura Pier and Promenade ©
Ventura Pier and Promenade
Mission San Buenaventura ©
Mission San Buenaventura

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arriveĀ in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get great views at Ragged Point and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Seal Rookery.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Simeon trip planner .

You can drive from Ventura to San Simeon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Ventura in July, plan for warmer days in San Simeon, with highs around 40°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in San Simeon

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Ragged Point
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Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal

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