12 days in California Itinerary

12 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California journey planner
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— 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. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mandalay State Beach and San Buenaventura State Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat and Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Oxnard trip planning website.

Saint Louis to Oxnard is an approximately 28-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Saint Louis to Oxnard. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Saint Louis in June: high temperatures in Oxnard hover around 70°F and lows are around 59°F. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Malibu.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Malibu vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Oxnard to Malibu takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 61°F. You will leave for Marina del Rey on the 25th (Sat).
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Marina del Rey

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

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Marina del Rey road trip site.

Traveling by car from Malibu to Marina del Rey takes an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Burbank.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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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.
To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Burbank road trip planner.

Drive from Marina del Rey to Burbank in an hour. Traveling from Marina del Rey in June, expect nights in Burbank to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sun) before leaving for West Hollywood.
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nightlife

West Hollywood — 1 day

West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see some familiar sights at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood and then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the West Hollywood vacation builder website.

West Hollywood is very close to Burbank. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Burbank in June: highs in West Hollywood hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.
Tours · Museums
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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.
You've added Ultimate Hollywood Tours, Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Venice Canals Walkway, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sun), take a stroll through Sunset Strip.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation planner.

Los Angeles is just a short distance from West Hollywood. While traveling from West Hollywood, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 62°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for Santa Monica.
Shopping · Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): look for gifts at Bergamot Station and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Avenue, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Santa Monica trip maker website.

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Santa Monica, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. You will leave for home on the 30th (Thu).
Historic Sites · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
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California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
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.