8 days in Los Angeles & Bucks County Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & Bucks County Itinerary

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8 days in Los Angeles & Bucks County Itinerary

Philadelphia
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  8​h 30​min
Bensalem
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
Philadelphia

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Santa Monica Mountains and Walt Disney Concert Hall. Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In October, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Philadelphia - with highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F. You'll set off for Bensalem on the 27th (Fri).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
Disneyland Park

3
days
Bensalem

An alternative to the bustle of downtown Philadelphia, Bensalem is a collection of residential communities.
Escape the urban bustle at Nockamixon State Park and Tyler State Park. Explore hidden gems such as Solebury Orchards and Mercer Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Peddler's Village (in Lahaska) and Fonthill (in Doylestown). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Neshaminy State Park and tour the pleasant surroundings at Core Creek Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bensalem vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Los Angeles to Bensalem takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Bensalem due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in Bensalem hover around 66°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Bensalem

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Doylestown, Core Creek Park, Nockamixon State Park, Tyler State Park, Peddler's Village
Highlights from your plan
Nockamixon State Park
Tyler State Park
Solebury Orchards

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