16 days in Los Angeles, Catalina Island & Las Vegas Itinerary

16 days in Los Angeles, Catalina Island & Las Vegas Itinerary

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16 days in Los Angeles, Catalina Island & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  4​h
2
Avalon
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  5​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

7
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.
Visit Santa Monica Pier and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum for their historical value. The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign (in Santa Monica). Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip builder .

Newark to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-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 Newark to Los Angeles. In June in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Avalon.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Avalon

Avalon ©
Avalon is the only incorporated city on Santa Catalina Island of the California Channel Islands, and the southernmost city in Los Angeles County. Avalon is known for casinos, wildlife, nightlife, fun & games, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Catalina Island Conservancy, admire the masterpieces at Catalina Island Museum, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and try to win big at Catalina Island Casino & Avalon Theater.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Avalon trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Los Angeles to Avalon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and ferry. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Avalon, with highs around 74°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Avalon

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Catalina Island Conservancy ©
Catalina Island Conservancy
Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden ©
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Avalon to Las Vegas. When traveling from Avalon in July, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 104°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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