9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly:  2​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Carlsbad
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
West Hollywood
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
6
Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Marina del Rey
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
End: Denver

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hours
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.
For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner .

Denver to Los Angeles is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. In February, Los Angeles is much warmer than Denver - with highs of 71°F and lows of 51°F. On the 11th (Mon), you're off toCarlsbad.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
You've added LEGOLAND California, South Carlsbad State Beach, Oceanside Pier, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad RanchR, take in the waterfront at Oceanside Pier, and then kick back and relax at South Carlsbad State Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Carlsbad trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Carlsbad by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Carlsbad, with lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to San Diego.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
Highlights from your plan
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Oceanside Pier ©
Oceanside Pier

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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 Children's Pool, San Diego Sand Castles, Mission Beach Park, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read San Diego online road trip planner .

You can drive from Carlsbad to San Diego in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Carlsbad in February, with lows around 53°F. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Anaheim trip maker app .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Anaheim sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 50°F at night. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 16th (Sat), browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive and then wander the streets of Sunset Strip.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the West Hollywood sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from Anaheim to West Hollywood in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Anaheim in February, you will find days in West Hollywood are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Strip ©
Sunset Strip
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive

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night
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Monica State Beach, The Bike Center and 26-Mile Bike Path.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica tour builder site .

Santa Monica is just a short distance from West Hollywood. In February, daily temperatures in Santa Monica can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marina del Rey.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station

1
night
Marina del Rey

Marina del Rey
Marina del Rey is an unincorporated seaside community and census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California. To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Marina del Rey driving holiday planner.

Marina del Rey is just a short distance from Santa Monica. In February, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. On the 18th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Marina del Rey

Outdoors Parks Tours

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