7 days in San Diego & Boston Itinerary

7 days in San Diego & Boston Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Indianapolis
Bus + Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h
End: Indianapolis

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Montanez Adobe. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Jolla Shores Park and Windansea Beach. Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Oceanside (Oceanside Pier & Mission San Luis Rey), Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar) and Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Diego online tour planner.

Indianapolis to San Diego is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Indianapolis in February, things will get warmer in San Diego: highs are around 68°F and lows about 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Oceanside, San Juan Capistrano, Del Mar City Beach
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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Windansea Beach ©
Windansea Beach

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
You'll explore and learn at Lizzie Borden House and Old State House. Get some historical perspective at Trinity Church and National Shrine of our Lady of La Salette. When in Boston, make a side trip to see RISD Museum in Providence, approximately Providence away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Back Bay, stop by North End, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, and steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Boston trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Boston takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Boston is 3 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from San Diego in February, with highs in Boston at 39°F and lows at 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lizzie Borden House, RISD Museum, National Shrine of our Lady of La Salette
Highlights from your plan
Lizzie Borden House ©
Lizzie Borden House
RISD Museum ©
RISD Museum
USS Constitution Museum ©
USS Constitution Museum

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