Route & dates
6 days in San Diego County Itinerary
Fly: 19h 30min
San Diego— 3 nights
Fly: 19h 30min
America's Finest City
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.Attractions like Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Maritime Museum of San Diego make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, stroll through Children's Pool, admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.
For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner .
Wellington, New Zealand to San Diego is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 20 hours. When traveling from Wellington in September, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.