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Daly City to Los Angeles drive

driving   /   4 days   /   no pets   /   no RV

Daly City to Los Angeles road trip planner

Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Daly City to Los Angeles. If you're planning a road trip to Los Angeles, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.

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 Day 1

10:00 am  start in Daly City
drive for about 49 minutes

10:49 am  San Jose
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 11:49 am
drive for about 1 hour

12:54 pm  San Juan Bautista
eat at Vertigo Coffee
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 1:54 pm
drive for about 49 minutes

2:44 pm  eat at Pea Soup Andersen's
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 3:44 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

5:20 pm  eat at Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
stay for about 1 hour
and leave at 6:20 pm
drive for about 1.5 hours

7:56 pm  Buttonwillow
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 1 driving ≈ 6 hours
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 Day 2

11:00 am  leave from Buttonwillow
drive for about 54 minutes

11:54 am  Grapevine
stay overnight and leave the next day around 8:00 am

day 2 driving ≈ 54 minutes

 Day 3

8:00 am  leave from Grapevine
drive for about 20.5 hours

4:15 am (next morning)  Burbank (California)
stay overnight at Chateau Marmont
leave the next day around 11:00 am

day 3 driving ≈ 20.5 hours

 Day 4

11:00 am  leave from Chateau Marmont
drive for about 19 minutes

11:19 am  arrive in Los Angeles
stay at Shutters On the Beach

day 4 driving ≈ 19 minutes

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Where should I stop along the way?

San Jose  (39 answers)
    The Tech Museum of Innovation  (3 mentions)
    San Jose Museum of Art  (3 mentions)
    Santana Row  (3 mentions)
    Winchester Mystery House  (2 mentions)
    California's Great America  (2 mentions)
    questions about San Jose:
        What's the best neighborhood in San Jose for a first time visitor?
        Hotels with airport parking in San Jose
        Best missions to see & other good activities for kids
        Neighborhood for young professional in San Jose
        Free things to do in San Jose?

San Juan Bautista  (5 answers)
    Mission San Juan Bautista  (2 mentions)
    restaurants around San Juan Bautista:
        Vertigo Coffee

Pea Soup Andersen's  (2 mentions)

Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant  (5 mentions)

Buttonwillow

Grapevine  (4 answers)

Burbank (California)  (12 answers)
    Griffith Observatory  (63 mentions)
    Hollywood  (54 mentions)
    LACMA  (50 mentions)
    Universal Studios Hollywood  (49 mentions)
    The Grove  (44 mentions)
    restaurants around Burbank (California):
        Urth Caffe
        Joan's on Third Cafe
        Pizzeria Mozza
        Gracias Madre
        Jitlada Restaurant
    hotels around Burbank (California):
        Chateau Marmont
        Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
        Farmer's Daughter Hotel
        The Standard, Hollywood
        W Hotel Hollywood


Where's the best place to stay in Los Angeles?

Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?

The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Los Angeles.

You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in Los Angeles to stay.

If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Shutters On the Beach, which was mentioned 36 times on Trippy.

Here are some more hotels people talk about:

Hotel Erwin  (30 mentions)
The Standard Downtown LA  (20 mentions)
Ace Hotel Los Angeles  (17 mentions)
The Huntley Hotel  (15 mentions)

Want to research more popular hotels in Los Angeles? Click the blue button below.




Where's the best place to eat in Los Angeles?

Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?

Trippy members suggest Gjelina, which was mentioned 44 times.

Here are some more restaurants people talk about:

Perch  (25 mentions)
Bottega Louie  (18 mentions)
Grand Central Market  (16 mentions)
Bestia  (15 mentions)

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




What are some things to do in Los Angeles?

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:

Santa Monica Pier  (70 mentions)
Griffith Observatory  (63 mentions)
Venice Beach Boardwalk  (62 mentions)
Abbot Kinney  (56 mentions)
Third Street Promenade  (55 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 Los Angeles. Click on any question to see answers from the community!

profile  Michelle from Mesa asked:
Where are the top 5 places to see a celebrity in L.A.?  (27 answers)

profile  Maxime from Los Angeles asked:
What's your favorite burger in L.A?  (26 answers)

profile  Clement from Singapore asked:
Free things to do in Los Angeles?  (24 answers)

profile  Bianca from Miami asked:
What are the top 3 beaches in Los Angeles?  (20 answers)

profile  Steph from asked:
Area an hour away from LAX airport  (19 answers)

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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 Los Angeles to Daly City 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 Daly City to Los Angeles. Or get a full Daly City to Los Angeles 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 Daly City well, please help your fellow travelers and answer their questions about Daly City!





At a Glance
without making any stops
total driving distance is 388 miles
driving time of 5 hours, 49 minutes
5 Daly City travel answers
39 San Jose travel answers
5 San Juan Bautista travel answers
4 Grapevine travel answers
12 Burbank (California) travel answers
612 Los Angeles travel answers





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