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Weekend road trip from LA to San Diego
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The total driving distance from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA is 121 miles or 195 kilometers.
Your trip begins in Los Angeles, California. It ends in San Diego, California.
If you are planning a road trip, you might also want to calculate the total driving time from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA so you can see when you'll arrive at your destination.
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If you're meeting a friend, you might be interested in finding the city that is halfway between Los Angeles, CA and San Diego, CA.
Planning to fly a plane instead? You might be more interested in calculating the straight line distance to fly from Los Angeles, CA to San Diego, CA.
Mission Viejo, CA is your halfway point when driving from Los Angeles to San Diego. Located in southeast Orange County, this city with hills and valleys was part of the Rancho Mission Viejo established by a Spaniard named Gaspar de Portola.
Grab a quick meal at Dublin 4 GastroPub, located on Oso Parkway. Try a Reuben sandwich, a cottage pie, potato soup or arugula beetroot salad.
If you are a Lego enthusiast and want a quick trip to a theme park before arriving in San Diego, head over to LEGOLAND California. LEGOLAND is just off I-5 in the seaside village of Carlsbad. It is about 30 minutes north of San Diego.
LEGOLAND has over 60 rides, attractions and shows for the whole family. It has two water parks, a 45-foot-tall tower, two sandy beach wading areas, snack carts, interactive water play features and more.
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