8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  6​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Joshua Tree National Park
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

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.
Universal Studios Hollywood has been added to your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Bergamot Station. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santa Monica Pier and Montana Avenue. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Santa Monica Mountains in Santa Monica, approximately 1h 10 min away. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip tool .

Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Vancouver in March, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Mormon Battalion Historic Site, pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: highs in San Diego hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at VillageFest.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Palm Springs online trip planner .

Drive from San Diego to Palm Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in March: highs in Palm Springs hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum

few
hours
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Joshua Tree National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. March in Joshua Tree National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 27th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
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