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Old 02-29-2012, 10:48 AM
 
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I'm from Virginia so it's always been hard to make it out there. I am a huge Dodgers fan so it's been a goal of mine to get out to LA. I have a friend and her husband who are moving to San Diego at the end of this year and it's now a opportunity to go out and visit them while also exploring both Los Angeles and Las Vegas.

Spending as much as my friend and I will on plane tickets we really want to absorb as much as we can out west.

It's still early obvsiouly but I'm looking at arriving into SD on a Friday, spending the next day in SD. Sunday we would leave for LA in the morning hoping to catch a noon Dodgers game. After the game we'd check into a hotel and go to another game on Monday. On Tuesday we would check out and head to Las Vegas and stay until Thursday morning. This would be when we would return to SD and either fly back home on Friday or Saturday (depending on how long they want us to stay).

My questions are:
Any reasonable/good hotels not too far from Dodger Stadium? That would also allow us to visit some good spots in Los Angeles (basically the tourist stuff). We would have a rent a car during our trip to both Vegas and LA.

If it ends up that we go to a game Sunday around 12 and a Monday night game. What type of things could we do to fill in the gaps? Were both around our 20's enjoy sports, sight seeing.

Google maps says about 2 hours from SD to LA. On a Sunday morning what might that equate too?

I appreciate any advice/tips/suggestions. We aren't afraid to spend money when we go but of course we don't want to go over board for stupid stuff. In a way we kind of want to look at this trip as a once in a lifetime trip considering it might be difficult to head back out there being so far away.

I know this is not a Vegas thread but feel free to offer any suggestions for that area too as I will probably be making a post over that way too. That too might be once in a lifetime trip.
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Old 02-29-2012, 01:41 PM
 
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Google maps says about 2 hours from SD to LA. On a Sunday morning what might that equate too?
Barring accidents, 2 hours. Sunday from 3pm on, different story.
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