9 days in San Diego & Huntington Beach Itinerary

9 days in San Diego & Huntington Beach Itinerary

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9 days in San Diego & Huntington Beach Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  6​h 45​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Huntington Beach
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
Newark

3
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.
You've added USS Midway Museum, San Diego Zoo, Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get outdoors at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Point Loma Lighthouse and Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego online driving holiday planner .

Newark to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in April, expect San Diego to be somewhat warmer, temps between 70°F and 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Huntington Beach.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

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LEGOLAND California
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

3
days
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as Universal Studios Hollywood. Visit Santa Monica Pier and Ocean Avenue for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica (about 1h 10 min away).

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Huntington Beach driving holiday planner .

You can drive from San Diego to Huntington Beach in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in April, and nighttime lows around 56°F. You will leave for home on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Los Angeles
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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