8 days in San Diego & Carlsbad Itinerary

8 days in San Diego & Carlsbad Itinerary

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8 days in San Diego & Carlsbad Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Carlsbad
— 6 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: San Diego

1
night
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.
You've now added SeaWorld San Diego to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online driving holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Diego. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Carlsbad.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
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SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

6
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.
LEGOLAND California has been added to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to San Diego Zoo and South Carlsbad State Beach. Go for a jaunt from Carlsbad to San Diego to see USS Midway Museum about 58 minutes away.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Carlsbad trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Carlsbad takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Carlsbad sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 64°F at night. On the 21st (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

San Diego
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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