8 days in San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in San Diego & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
San Diego
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
End: Los Angeles

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary builder website.

Los Angeles to San Diego is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in San Diego hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse
Dolphin & Whale Watching

7
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.
Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Popular historic sites such as Annenberg Community Beach House and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Ojai (Bart's Books & The Ojai Beverage Company), Santa Monica (Magicopolis & Bergamot Station) and Ventura Harbor Village (in Ventura). There's lots more to do: look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Universal CityWalk Hollywood, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

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Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ojai, Buy Hand, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, San Clemente Wine Company
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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