12 days in Santa Monica, West Hollywood & Malibu Itinerary

12 days in Santa Monica, West Hollywood & Malibu Itinerary

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12 days in Santa Monica, West Hollywood & Malibu Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly + Bus:  9​h 15​min
1
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
West Hollywood
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Malibu
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  10​h
End: Montreal, Quebec

3
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Camera Obscura as well as Pacific Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Camera Obscura, buy something for everyone on your list at Santa Monica Place, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and finally find something for the whole family at Pacific Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Santa Monica trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Montreal, Canada to Santa Monica is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Santa Monica are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Wed) before leaving for West Hollywood.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rodeo Drive, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Ocean Avenue ©
Ocean Avenue

6
nights
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Greystone Mansion and Park and Sunset Strip. Popular historic sites such as The Kill Bill Church and All Saints' Episcopal Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around West Hollywood: Pyramid Lake Recreation Area (in Gorman), Prime Desert Woodland Preserve (in Lancaster) and Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, get a taste of the local shopping with Revolver Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Tehachapi Museum, and look for gifts at Book Soup.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the West Hollywood trip planning website .

West Hollywood is very close to Santa Monica. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Malibu.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Tehachapi, Lancaster, Running Horse Ranch, Mt Lowe Railway Trail
Highlights from your plan
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
Greystone Mansion and Park ©
Greystone Mansion and Park
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive

1
night
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. On the 28th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at El Matador State Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Zuma Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Malibu online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from West Hollywood to Malibu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Malibu can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Point Mugu State Park
Highlights from your plan
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Point Mugu State Park ©
Point Mugu State Park

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