8 days in San Diego & Laguna Beach Itinerary

8 days in San Diego & Laguna Beach Itinerary

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8 days in San Diego & Laguna Beach Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Laguna Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

5
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.
Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim). There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, get a new perspective on nature at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip site .

Amsterdam, Holland to San Diego is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disney California Adventure Park, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

1
night
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach ©
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Crystal Cove, walk around Heisler Park, and then put a fun spin on your tour with ClueHoo.

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

Traveling by car from San Diego to Laguna Beach takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Laguna Beach sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

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