7 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

7 days in Los Angeles & San Diego Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night

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 Staples Center as well as Zuma Beach. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach and then see where the action happens at Staples Center.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Miami to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Miami in March, with highs in Los Angeles at 74°F and lows at 54°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Zuma Beach
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Staples Center ©
Staples Center

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 La Jolla Shores Park as well as Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego day trip tool.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Third Street Promenade has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

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Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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