10 Day Sample Itinerary

Santa Monica, Anaheim and San Diego Multi Centre

Family fun in California

Combine the magic of Disney® with the magnificent beaches of Santa Monica and San Diego. Start this fantastic family friendly holiday by taking a ride on the Ferris wheel on Santa Monica Pier and dip your toes into the soft golden sands at Santa Monica beach. There is also excellent shopping here in Santa Monica and it serves as a great base to explore other cities within the Los Angeles area via the metro system if you don't fancy battling the traffic.

Spend time with Mickey and Minnie at Disneyland® California and then head down the coast for more of that glorious California sunshine and an abundance of activities in San Diego. The drive along the way down to San Diego will also offer many sights to remember; stop off at Torrey Pines State Park or San Clemente at sunset.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Includes full day bike rental to see the sights of Santa Monica
  • Ride the Ferris Wheel on Santa Monica Pier
  • Visit Anaheim's famous Disneyland®
  • Includes the Old Town Trolley tour in San Diego

Sample Itinerary Summary

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10 days
Guide Price
£2,209 per person
Price based on
Based on 16 March 19 departure from London Heathrow flying with British Airways, staying for 3 nights room only in a City Room (Santa Monica), 3 nights room only in a Double Guest Room (Anaheim) and 3 nights room only in a Double Room (San Diego) including car hire.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
Private basis, Self-Guided
  • Santa Monica

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Rent a bike and cruise the strand
    • Head to the pier and ride the Ferris wheel
    • Watch surfers at Rockpile Beach
    • Stop by Third Street Promenade for Shops, bars and restaurants
  • Anaheim

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Catch a baseball game at Angel Stadium
    • See The Mother Colony House, dating back to 1857
    • America's first theme park, Knott's Berry Farm
    • Disney's California Adventure Park
  • San Diego

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Visit the residences of San Diego Zoo
    • Stroll through Old Market Town for souvenirs
    • Have a beach BBQ on Coronado Island
    • Spend on evening in a rooftop bar in the Gaslamp Quarter
Santa Monica

Start your day with views of the Pacific Ocean with breakfast at Back on the Beach cafe. Explore the city and coastline by bike and visit the Pier to take a ride on the Ferris Wheel. There are plenty of shops, restaurants and street performers to keep you entertained along Third Street Promenade too.


Best known as the home of Disneyland®; fun for all the family, Anaheim also offers fun for big kids too. Spend one day at America's very first theme park, Knott's Berry Farm or cool off in the summer heat at Knott's Soak City Water Park, which has 16 speed, tube and body slides. A visit to Anaheim is not without a trip to the original Disneyland Park® - also known as 'The happiest place on earth'. The Angel Stadium is also close by, so why not catch a baseball game whilst your here? Just remember to wake up early to make the most of your time here, you don't want to miss out on all the fun after all!

San Diego

Enjoy your days at California's Beach City soaking up the sun, taking in a surfing lesson or on a boat trip whale watching. Explore San Diego with our complimentary Old Town Trolley Tour, with 10 stops that you can hop on and off all day including Balboa Park and the Old Town market. Wind down in the evening at one of Americas favourite sporting events, The Baseball Park taking in a live game with all the family. Or why not have a beach barbeque at one of the fire pits on Coronado's beaches and toast marshmallows to make those tasty S'mores.