San Diego Itinerary 7 Days

Must-see Tourist Destinations in San Diego

Try our carefully curated itineraries to make your week in San Diego count. These will help you plan a perfect vacation. You can also add your own preferences and create your own San Diego itinerary of 7 days.

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7 Days in San Diego - Perfect 1 Week Guide

Located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, San Diego is a home for extensive beaches which makes it perfect for a getaway vacation. The mild year-round climate attracts numerous tourists. The Culture of San Diego is a mixture of Mexican, American and Spanish ethnicity which makes San Diego a vibrant and colorful city. A heaven for all the beer lovers, it is popularly known as the beer capital of America. Explore the city of beaches with this San Diego Itinerary 7 days:

How Many Days To Spend For A Vacation To San Diego?

Seven days in San Diego gives you a chance to visit the popular and explore the unexplored. If you are wondering about what to see and what to do, TripHobo has the perfect plans that'll help you make the most of your week-long vacation in San Diego.

How Much Does It Cost for 7 Days Trip To San Diego?

A typical budget for comfortable one week trip to San Diego is USD 1295 per person including airfare, car rental and daily expenses. If you like to shop, adjust that number upward as needed.

What to see in San Diego in 7 days?

Day 1 and 2 In San Diego

Start your first day in San Diego on an adventurous note with various activities such as snorkeling, swimming, and scuba diving at the La Jolla Cove. Spend the rest of your morning visiting the vintage Victorian homes at the Heritage Park Victorian Village. Visit the Old Town San Diego and have a quaint lunch at the outdoor cafes there. The Uss Maritime Museum exhibits aircraft carriers and is a must visit. Spend your evening shopping at the Old Town’s Fashion Valley Shopping Center.
Visit the San Diego Zoo in the morning to get an up-close personal experience with animals or take a look at the various museums, attractions, and gardens at the Balbao park. Give your kids a memorable afternoon by taking them to the New Children’s Museum which has a plethora of interesting activities for kids. Spend your evening at the Botanical Building and have a vibrant night at the pubs at Mission Beach.

Day 3 and 4 In San Diego

Start your day with a visit to the Sea World San Diego, an animal theme park and oceanarium with lots of attractions. Have a nice lunch at Little Italy, a place where you will get the feels of being in Italy with its Italian Restaurants, retail shops, art galleries and home design shops. Dance your night off at the Gaslamp Quarter.
Spend your morning at the Disneyland park reviving your childhood and experience the magic of fairy tales come alive. Head to the Seaport Village for an experience of waterfront shopping and dining which will highlight your stay of 1 week in San Diego. You can visit the Coronado Island for its number of resorts, hotels, and inns.

Day 5 and 6 In San Diego

On the start of your 5th day in 7 days, 6 nights in San Diego, visit the Mission San Diego de Alcala and the Mt Soledad Cross, a prominent landmark erected in the 1954 and now a war memorial. The Birch Aquarium at Scripps is a must visit because of the 380 different animal species housed there. Get a glance of the planetariums, exhibits and Dome theaters in the Reuben H Fleet Science Center and head to the Hotel Del Coronado for a perfect night at the beachfront hotel.
Start your morning on a religious note by visiting the San Diego California Temple, an operating temple of the Church of Jesus Christ. The Torrey Pines Golf Course and Harbor Island are must visit modern attractions in San Diego. Pay homage to war heroes at the Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery and spend a soothing evening getting a view of the sunset at the Sunset Cliff.

Day 7 In San Diego

Give a fresh start to your last day of 7 day trip to San Diego by visiting the Torry Pines National Reserve, a coastal state park and then head to the Maritime Museum of San Diego to see the exquisite exhibits of sea vessels there. The old Point Loma Lighthouse and the Cabrillo National Monument are must visit places. Have a cozy picnic at the Embarcadero Marina Park North and spend your night drinking freshly brewed beer at the Green Flash Brewing Company.

This San Diego 7 day Itinerary will offer you with a great trip plan.

Tours and Activities in San Diego for 7 days

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Best Hotels in San Diego for 7 Day Trip

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What Next?

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