15 days in Los Angeles & Oahu Itinerary

15 days in Los Angeles & Oahu Itinerary

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15 days in Los Angeles & Oahu Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh, Scotland
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  10​h 15​min
2
Kahuku
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Honolulu
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Edinburgh, Scotland

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Pack the 4th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, have fun at California Science Center, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Los Angeles. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kahuku.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
Kahuku

Kahuku ©
Kahuku is a census-designated place (CDP) in the Koolauloa District on the island of Oahu, County of Honolulu, Hawaii, United States. Kids will enjoy Sunset Beach Park and Waimea Valley. Explore Kahuku's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Scuba & Snorkeling, Shark Diving, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Waimea Bay, stroll through Turtle Bay Beach, take a stroll around Polynesian Cultural Center, and appreciate the history behind Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kahuku day trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Kahuku in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Kahuku, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Kahuku are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kahuku

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Polynesian Cultural Center
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Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park
Waimea Bay ©
Waimea Bay
Shark Diving

4
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kids will enjoy Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Kailua Beach Park in Kailua--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hike along Diamond Head State Monument, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu day trip planning app .

You can drive from Kahuku to Honolulu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Honolulu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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