12 days in California Itinerary

12 days in California Itinerary

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Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Oxnard
— 6 nights
Marina del Rey
— 1 night
West Hollywood
— 1 day
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Santa Monica
— 2 nights


Oxnard — 6 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Paradise Falls. Family-friendly places like Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat and Mandalay State Beach will thrill your kids. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Oxnard Beach Park and San Buenaventura State Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve in Carpinteria (about 46 minutes away).

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Oxnard online trip itinerary builder.

Saint Louis to Oxnard is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Louis to Oxnard is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Saint Louis in June, things will get a bit cooler in Oxnard: highs are around 70°F and lows about 59°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Malibu.
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Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Malibu trip tool.

Drive from Oxnard to Malibu in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Malibu can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. You will leave for Marina del Rey on the 25th (Sat).
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Marina del Rey

Marina del Rey is an unincorporated seaside community and census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Marina del Rey, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Malibu to Marina del Rey takes an hour. In June in Marina del Rey, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Burbank.
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Burbank — 1 night

Just a short drive from Hollywood and home to several entertainment companies, Burbank is saturated with connections to the media.
For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Burbank attractions planner.

Drive from Marina del Rey to Burbank in an hour. When traveling from Marina del Rey in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Burbank: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 62°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to West Hollywood.
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West Hollywood — 1 day

West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 26th (Sun), get behind the scenes with Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood and then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our West Hollywood tour itinerary planner.

West Hollywood is just a stone's throw from Burbank. When traveling from Burbank in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in West Hollywood: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 2 nights

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 Ultimate Hollywood Tours, Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Venice Canals Walkway, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take a stroll through Sunset Strip.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route maker tool.

Los Angeles is very close to West Hollywood. Traveling from West Hollywood in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). On the 28th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Monica.
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Santa Monica — 2 nights

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): look for gifts at Bergamot Station and then stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Avenue, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and then kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip builder app.

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Santa Monica are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). On the 30th (Thu), you're off to home.
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California travel guide

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The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.