11 days in Los Angeles & Newport Beach Itinerary

11 days in Los Angeles & Newport Beach Itinerary

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11 days in Los Angeles & Newport Beach Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Newport Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
End: Los Angeles

7
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your list of things to see and do now includes UCLA Store, Newport Beach, Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and other attractions. Get outdoors at Crystal Cove and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Shop till you drop at The Grove and Melrose Trading Post. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano), Rainbow Sandals (in San Clemente) and Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, play a few rounds at Rancho Park Golf Club, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, and Head underground at Bronson Caves.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in March, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Newport Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Oceanside, Crystal Cove, Newport Beach, Rainbow Sandals
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Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Newport Beach

Newport Beach ©
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
You've now added Balboa Island to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): examine the collection at Mission San Juan Capistrano, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then browse the different shops at Fashion Island. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at San Clemente State Beach, take in the waterfront at Oceanside Pier, and then examine the collection at Museum of Making Music.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Newport Beach online visit planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Newport Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in March, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Oceanside Pier, San Clemente State Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Museum of Making Music, Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
San Clemente State Beach ©
San Clemente State Beach
Museum of Making Music ©
Museum of Making Music

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