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Chula Vista to Poway drive

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  Chula Vista
 San Diego
 Old Town San Diego
 Societe Brewing Company
 Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
 Ballast Point Brewing Company
2 travelers   /   driving   /   1 day   /   no pets   /   no RV

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Chula Vista to Poway road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Chula Vista to Poway. If you're planning a road trip to Poway, you can research locations to stop along the way. Traveling with a dog or cat? View pet-friendly stops between Chula Vista and Poway. Camping along the way? View RV campgrounds between Chula Vista and Poway. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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10:00 am  start in Chula Vista
drive for about 14 minutes

10:14 am  San Diego
stay for about 2 hours
and leave at 12:14 pm
drive for about 14 minutes

12:28 pm  Old Town San Diego
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:28 pm
drive for about 9 minutes

1:37 pm  Societe Brewing Company
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 2:37 pm
drive for about 9 minutes

2:46 pm  Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:46 pm
drive for about 8 minutes

3:53 pm  Ballast Point Brewing Company
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 4:53 pm
drive for about 13 minutes

5:07 pm  arrive in Poway
eat at Green Flash Brewing Company

driving ≈ 1 hour

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Where does my trip begin?

Your starting point is Chula Vista, California.

You can enter an exact street address if you want to get precise directions, but this is optional.

How many cars do we need?

Since there are only 2 travelers, we assume you're driving 1 car. You can adjust the number of people traveling at the top. We assume a maximum of 4 passengers per car, but you can change the number of cars to fit your situation.

Where should I stop along the way?

San Diego  (222 answers)
    Balboa Park  (40 mentions)
    San Diego Zoo  (25 mentions)
    Mission Beach  (25 mentions)
    Old Town San Diego  (16 mentions)
    Ocean Beach  (16 mentions)
    restaurants around San Diego:
        The Prado at Balboa Park
        Hash House a-Go-Go
        Extraordinary Desserts
        Juniper & Ivy
        Snooze, an A.M. Eatery
    hotels around San Diego:
        Hotel Del Coronado
        Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
        Paradise Point Resort & Spa
        Glorietta Bay Inn
        DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel San Diego Downtown
    questions about San Diego:
        Fun for a family with small children (NOT Disneyland!)
        Weekend road trip from LA to San Diego
        Wondering which beach is better to stay at? Ocean Beach or Mission Beach?
        Restaurant & activities ideas for couples weekend getaway in San Diego
        Best burritos in San Diego?

Old Town San Diego  (17 mentions)

Societe Brewing Company

Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

Ballast Point Brewing Company  (3 mentions)

Where does my trip end?

Your final destination is Poway, California.

You can enter the exact street address of your destination, but this is optional.

Where's the best place to eat in Poway?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Green Flash Brewing Company, which was mentioned 3 times.

Want to research more popular restaurants in Poway? Click the blue button below.

What are some things to do in Poway?

This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.

These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:

Potato Chip Rock  (4 mentions)

Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!

For example, here are some questions people have asked about Poway. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Katie from Los Angeles asked:
Best free things to do in Poway?  (2 answers)

Click the button below to explore more questions and answers related to Poway.

Do I really have to go back home?

Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!

Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Poway to Chula Vista drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.

You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Chula Vista to Poway. Or get a full Chula Vista to Poway flight plan.

Don't forget about exploring your own hometown with a staycation. You can also find some cool day trips or get away for a weekend. Maybe try typing in a faraway location like London, Hong Kong, or Sydney, and get inspired for your dream trip around the world.

And if you know Chula Vista well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Chula Vista!

At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 28 miles
driving time of 34 minutes
222 San Diego travel answers
3 Poway travel answers


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