12 days in Los Angeles, Newport Beach & San Diego Itinerary

12 days in Los Angeles, Newport Beach & San Diego Itinerary

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12 days in Los Angeles, Newport Beach & San Diego Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Newport Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

3
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 Disneyland Park as well as Hollywood Sign. On the 1st (Mon), make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then make a trip to Hollywood Sign, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): browse the different shops at Irvine Spectrum Center, then kick back and relax at Newport Beach, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary planning app .

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Newport Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Irvine Spectrum Center, Santa Monica Pier, Newport Beach, Disneyland Park
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Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Irvine Spectrum Center ©
Irvine Spectrum Center

2
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Newport Beach

Newport Beach
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport Beach day trip website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Newport Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will leave for San Diego on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Newport Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at USS Midway Museum and Oceanside Pier. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seaport Village and Catalina Offshore Products.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Diego road trip planning app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
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USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Oceanside Pier ©
Oceanside Pier
Seaport Village ©
Seaport Village

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