7 days in San Diego & Carlsbad Itinerary

7 days in San Diego & Carlsbad Itinerary

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7 days in San Diego & Carlsbad Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 1 day
Drive:  73​h
2
Carlsbad
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: San Diego

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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.
Coronado Bridge has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Wed), snap pictures at Coronado Bridge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Diego. In November, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Carlsbad.
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Coronado Bridge ©
Coronado Bridge

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nights
Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes LEGOLAND California. On the 11th (Sun), take a stroll through Carlsbad Village and then find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND California. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Carlsbad State Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Carlsbad day trip site .

Getting from San Diego to Carlsbad by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in November, Carlsbad is a bit cooler at night with lows of 46°F. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Oceanside Pier, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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LEGOLAND California ©
LEGOLAND California
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

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