9 days in Southern California Itinerary

9 days in Southern California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern California trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Diego

— 3 nights

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, meet the residents at SeaWorld San Diego, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read San Diego itinerary website.

New York City to San Diego is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in San Diego at 71°F and lows at 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

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.
Pack the 19th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online vacation planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Golf