8 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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8 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  9​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Toronto

3
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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online road trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Los Angeles. When traveling from Toronto in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Pack the 1st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and snap pictures at Coronado Bridge.

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Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

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