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May 02

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Sometimes, the perfect vacation destination is closer than you think. For those who call the Los Angeles area home, forget about buying a plane ticket. Instead, load up your car and make the drive from Los Angeles to San Diego for the ultimate vacation. Given the proximity of these two towns, this trip makes the perfect getaway for those who don’t want to venture too far away from home. To help you have the best trip possible, the InterContinenal San Diego team has broken down your planning into three easy steps.

Step 1: Reserve Your Accommodations

The first thing you must do when planning your trip to San Diego is reserve your room. Found right along the downtown waterfront, our luxury hotel features several different accommodation styles. Make your stay as luxurious as possible by booking a suite. Enjoy access to Club InterContinental by reserving a Club room. We also have traditional guest rooms with everything you need to unwind after the drive.

Step 2: Look Up Things to Do on the Drive

While it takes just over two hours to drive from Los Angeles to our San Diego hotel, you can add a bit of extra fun to the journey by looking up things to do. This could include wandering The Broad, going for a ride on the Irvine Spectrum Center Giant Wheel, or exploring the Mission San Juan Capistrano. If you want to stretch your legs, hike along one of the trails found inside Torrey Pines State Natural Area

Step 3: Load Up Your Car and Head Out

Before you’re ready to head out, there are a few things you need to make sure you have with you. Even the shortest road trips need plenty of snacks and an unbeatable playlist. If you don’t feel like making your own, there are plenty of pre-made playlists on streaming services like Spotify or Apple Music. You also want to make sure you have an emergency kit packed.

Check for Ways to Save on Your San Diego Getaway

As you start planning your Los Angeles to San Diego vacation, check for ways to save. This includes checking InterContinental San Diego for special offers and deals. Saving on your hotel room means more money in your vacation budget for fun adventures. To learn more about any of our San Diego packages, call 619-501-9400. 

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