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: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
End: Los Angeles

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.
Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles visit planning site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In July in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 66°F at night. You'll set off for San Diego on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Los Angeles

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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Head to Seaport Village and Spanish Village Art Centerfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Seaport Village ©
Seaport Village
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

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