15 days in Los Angeles County Itinerary

15 days in Los Angeles County Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Los Angeles County route planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

15 days in Los Angeles County Itinerary

Start: Boise
+2
Fly + bus + ferry:  7​h
1
Avalon, Catalina Island
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + bus + foot + train:  6​h 30​min
2
Ventura
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Boise

3
nights
Avalon, Catalina Island

Avalon ©
Avalon is the only incorporated city on Santa Catalina Island of the California Channel Islands, and the southernmost city in Los Angeles County. Get a sense of the local culture at Catalina Island Museum and Ruth Mayer Gallery. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Trailhead - Catalina Island Conservancy and Hermit Gulch Trail Loop. There's much more to do: putt your heart out at Golf Gardens Miniature Golf, stop by Afishinados Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and don't miss a visit to Airport in the Sky.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Avalon trip maker site .

Boise to Avalon is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, bus, and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Avalon is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Boise in May: highs in Avalon hover around 67°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Ventura.

Things to do in Avalon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Catalina Island Museum ©
Catalina Island Museum
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Ventura

Ventura ©
Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. Step out of the city life by going to El Matador State Beach and Ventura to Ojai Paved Bike Path. Museum-lovers will appreciate Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Dudley House Historical Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ventura: Malibu (Nicholas Canyon Beach & Zuma and Trancas Canyons) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mission San Buenaventura and make a trip to Serra Cross Park.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ventura journey planner .

You can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train from Avalon to Ventura in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Ventura

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica Mountains, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Mission San Buenaventura ©
Mission San Buenaventura

8
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Santa Monica Pier and The Getty Center. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Malibu (Carbon Beach & Zuma Beach) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, enjoy some diversion at California Science Center, and see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Ventura to Los Angeles takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ventura in May: highs in Los Angeles hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

Similar Plans

18 days in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM FRANCE October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 25 days in Los Angeles County, Newport Beach & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 18 days in California & Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM EGYPT December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in San Francisco, Las Vegas & Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, romantic, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 5 days in Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 4 days in Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans