11 days in Long Beach & Dana Point Itinerary

11 days in Long Beach & Dana Point Itinerary

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Long Beach
— 7 nights
2
Dana Point
— 3 nights

7
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Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
For shopping fun, head to The Disney Gallery or Downtown Manhattan Beach. Relax by the water at Santa Monica State Beach and Bluff Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Long Beach: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Anaheim (Anaheim Farmer's Market, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). There's lots more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of the Pacific, see the interesting displays at The Queen Mary, browse the different shops at Del Amo Fashion Center, and head off the coast to Naples Island.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Long Beach day trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Long Beach. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Dana Point.

Things to do in Long Beach

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Manhattan Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Deane Dana Friendship Park and Nature Center, Santa Monica State Beach
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Dana Point

Dana Point ©
Dana Point is a city located in southern Orange County, California. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): kick back and relax at Salt Creek Beach and then kick back and relax at Doheny State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier, revel in the low prices at Carlsbad Premium Outlets, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Moonlight State Beach, and finally stroll through Annie's Canyon Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dana Point sightseeing planner.

Drive from Long Beach to Dana Point in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. March in Dana Point sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Dana Point

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Moonlight State Beach, Carlsbad Premium Outlets, Oceanside Pier, Annie's Canyon Trail
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Doheny State Beach ©
Doheny State Beach
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Moonlight State Beach ©
Moonlight State Beach

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