8 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Las Vegas Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Las Vegas Itinerary

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1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Griffith Observatory will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Christ Cathedral (in Garden Grove) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Broad and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Atlanta to Los Angeles is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 71°F and lows about 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Christ Cathedral, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Diego attractions site.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Counts Kustoms. Let the collections at Pinball Hall of Fame and Shelby American Inc capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take a stroll through The Strip, and stop by The LINQ Promenade.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Diego in February since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

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