60 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

60 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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60 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 32 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 27 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

32
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Henninger Flats Campground (in Pasadena), Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Fullerton Museum Center (in Fullerton). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Malibu, Pasadena, Santa Barbara
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

27
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: Encinitas (Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, Moonlight Beach State Park, & more), Carlsbad (LEGOLAND California, The Miniature Engineering Craftsmanship Museum, & more) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Temecula). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego day trip site .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Coronado, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt: San Clemente, Wine Tours & Tastings
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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