9 days in California Itinerary

9 days in California Itinerary

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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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San Diego

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America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, enjoy the sand and surf at Moonlight State Beach, and then kick back and relax at Del Mar City Beach. Keep things going the next day: stop by The Cave Store, then kick back and relax at Windansea Beach, and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego online trip builder.

New York City to San Diego is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (77°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping

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Windansea Beach
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
For shopping fun, head to LA Farmers' Market or Citadel Outlets. Discover out-of-the-way places like Universal CityWalk Hollywood and Manhattan Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Dana Point Parasail (in Dana Point), 1,000 Steps Beach (in Laguna Beach) and Newport Beach (in Newport Beach). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, enjoy the sand and surf at Redondo Beach, make a trip to Hollywood Bowl Overlook, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour itinerary tool.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Los Angeles hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping

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