7 days in Tempe & California Itinerary

7 days in Tempe & California Itinerary

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7 days in Tempe & California Itinerary

Start: El Paso
Drive:  4​h
1
Tempe
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Tempe
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: El Paso

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Tempe

Tempe ©
Tempe, also known as Hayden's Ferry during the territorial times of Arizona, is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with the Census Bureau reporting a 2010 population of 161,719. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tempe online day trip planner .

El Paso to Tempe is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from El Paso in August: high temperatures in Tempe hover around 105°F and lows are around 83°F. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Tempe

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium ©
SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You've now added Disneyland Park to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Tempe to Anaheim takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tempe to Anaheim is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Tempe in August; daily highs in Anaheim reach 87°F and lows reach 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©

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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.
On the 11th (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego route planning app .

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in August, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (78°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Thu) before leaving for Tempe.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

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Tempe

Tempe ©
Legoland Discovery Center has been added to your itinerary. On the 13th (Thu), have some family-friendly fun at Legoland Discovery Center.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tempe trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Tempe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Tempe: temperatures range from 105°F by day to 83°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tempe

Fun & Games
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Legoland Discovery Center ©
Legoland Discovery Center

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