12 days in Los Angeles County & Seattle Itinerary

12 days in Los Angeles County & Seattle Itinerary

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12 days in Los Angeles County & Seattle Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Seattle
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

5
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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, historic sites, childrens museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Los Angeles, with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

6
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Whidbey Island Distillery (in Langley), Mount Ellinor (in Olympic National Park) and 5 Mile Drive & Trails (in Tacoma). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, tour the pleasant surroundings at Discovery Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Seattle itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get slightly colder in Seattle: highs are around 63°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

5 Mile Drive & Trails, Bellevue Botanical Garden, Mount Ellinor, Whidbey Island Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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