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Visiting Las Vegas - San Diego - LA

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Visiting Las Vegas - San Diego - LA

Hello Everyone,

Please provide you recommendation for a 6 day trip around LV - SD - LA - LV during December 19th to 26th. Arriving and Leaving LV by flight from Washington Dulles. 2 kids (9 & 6) + wife - Planning to rent a Car and drive around these place

Any suggestion for places to visit, stay and dine around LV and other city, especially suitable for kids.

Thanks

Saravan

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1. Re: Visiting Las Vegas - San Diego - LA

If you are set on those 3 places, than I suggest 2 nights in Vegas. Stay on The Las Vegas Strip as that is where the lights and fun are. Walk around and see the lights. Read the sticky with the things to do with kids. For hotels, look at TI, Mirage, Venatian, MGM. Really pick it by best rate.

Than head to LA. 2 nights. You can do Universal Studios in a day. See Hollywood, go to Griffith Park and may be even The La Brea Tar Pits. Really depends what your family likes.

Than head to San Diego for 2 nights. Visit the San Diego Zoo, take a Harbor cruise, and see the beach. If you like you could do the USS Midway. My kids love it. Than head back to Las Vegas.

Now if you are not set on these specific cities, I would suggest 3 nights in Vegas and than a 2 night trip to the Grand Canyon or to Zion Nat Park.

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2. Re: Visiting Las Vegas - San Diego - LA

I kind of agree that the 3 cities are too much for such a short trip. And when you say LA do you really mean Disneyland? Disneyland is beautiful at Christmas, but it is crowded and would pretty much use all of your LA visit.

The California forum is really the place to post this if the bulk of your trip will be in Southern California.

Edited: 04 December 2010, 01:05
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3. Re: Visiting Las Vegas - San Diego - LA

I agree with ktinca that trying to visit these three cities in six days is a stretch. It can be done, though, of course.

You should ask your questions for San Diego and L.A. in their forums but to get you started I can recommend the Motel 6 Downtown in San Diego and the Hollywood Studio Inn in Hollywood as places to stay. Both well located, cheap, basic and safe.

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