8 days in California Itinerary

8 days in California Itinerary

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8 days in California Itinerary

Start: Queens
Fly:  7​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Queens

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes TCL Chinese Theatres, The Grove, Hollywood & Highland, and other attractions you added. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planner .

Queens to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Queens to Los Angeles. In August, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. On the 17th (Sat), you're off toSan Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gaslamp Quarter as well as La Jolla Cove. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planning website .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 68°F at night. You will leave for home on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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