8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Drive:  11​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Long Beach
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h
3
Avalon
— 1 day
ferry:  2​h
4
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h
End: Salt Lake City

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dolby Theatre, The Grove, The Nethercutt Collection, and other attractions you added. On the 10th (Sat), browse the different shops at The Grove. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally catch a live performance at Dolby Theatre.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip site .

Salt Lake City to Los Angeles is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit cooler (84°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Long Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Nightlife Childrens Museums
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
You've now added Downtown Disney to your itinerary. On the 12th (Mon), make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney.

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Long Beach is very close to Los Angeles. In August, daytime highs in Long Beach are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can ride a ferry to Avalon.

Things to do in Long Beach

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Downtown Disney
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Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

1
day
Avalon

Avalon ©
Avalon is the only incorporated city on Santa Catalina Island of the California Channel Islands, and the southernmost city in Los Angeles County. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Green Pleasure Pier, Diving Catalina and Catalina Island Company. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on Catalina Island Company, then identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Avalon Canyon, then get active on the water at Diving Catalina, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Green Pleasure Pier.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Avalon trip itinerary maker website .

You can ride a ferry from Long Beach to Avalon in 2 hours. When traveling from Long Beach in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Avalon: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 62°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the ferry to Long Beach.

Things to do in Avalon

Wildlife Adventure Outdoors
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Catalina Island Company ©
Catalina Island Company

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach
For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Long Beach road trip planning app .

Getting from Avalon to Long Beach by ferry takes about 2 hours. While traveling from Avalon, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Long Beach, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 66°F. On the 14th (Wed), you're off toSan Diego.

Things to do in Long Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

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 list of things to see and do now includes La Jolla Sea Cave Kayaks, La Jolla Cove, Seaport Village, and other attractions. Visiting Coronado Island and Coronado Beach will get you outdoors.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel route planner.

Drive from Long Beach to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Long Beach, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Coronado
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Coronado Island ©
Coronado Island

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