14 days in Los Angeles & Amarillo Itinerary

14 days in Los Angeles & Amarillo Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

— 8 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Nethercutt Collection and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Oceanside (Tyson Street Beach, Oceanside Pier, &more) and Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign (in Santa Monica). Pack the 1st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, admire the masterpieces at The Broad, and engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation planner.

Lexington to Los Angeles is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Lexington to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lexington in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amarillo

— 5 nights

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West and Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Amarillo side-trips: VW Slug Bug Ranch (in Panhandle), Groom (Leaning Tower of Texas & The Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ) and Murals of Tucumcari (in Tucumcari). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Route 66, don't miss a visit to Combine City, wander the streets of U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District, and get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Amarillo online visit planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Amarillo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Amarillo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in Amarillo hover around 75°F and lows are around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips