5 days in California Itinerary

5 days in California Itinerary

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5 days in California Itinerary

Houston
Fly:  5​h 45​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
Houston

2
days
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 9th (Fri): stroll through La Jolla Cove. On your second day here, stroll through Children's Pool and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner.

Houston to San Diego is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to San Diego, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On your second day here, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles route maker site .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

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Disneyland Park
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Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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