8 days in San Diego, Los Angeles & Beverly Hills Itinerary

8 days in San Diego, Los Angeles & Beverly Hills Itinerary

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8 days in San Diego, Los Angeles & Beverly Hills Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Beverly Hills
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
End: Los Angeles

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Diego Zoo as well as Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Spanish Village Art Center and Marston House Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip maker app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Diego. August in San Diego sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 68°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Appreciate the collections at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Los Angeles hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Wildlife
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
day
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, admire the masterpieces at Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, contemplate the long history of Greystone Mansion and Park, then take a memorable drive along Mulholland Drive, then view the masterpieces at Revolver Gallery, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Beverly Hills day trip planning site .

Beverly Hills is just a short distance from Los Angeles. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Beverly Hills hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation ©

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