16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seoul
train + Fly:  17​h
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
3
Carlsbad
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Laguna Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Malibu
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Seoul

5
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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, engage your brain at California Science Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip tool .

Seoul, South Korea to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Korea Standard Time (KST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 17 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Edelweiss Chocolate Factory
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Disney's Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular has been added to your itinerary. Step out of Anaheim to go to Long Beach and see Long Beach Waterfront, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 7th (Sat) at Disneyland Park. Have a day of magic on the 8th (Sun) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's much more to do: discover the magic at Downtown Disney, make a trip to Anaheim Packing District, and admire the local landmark of Vietnam War Memorial.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim online tour planner .

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Long Beach Waterfront, Vietnam War Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

2
nights
Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes LEGOLAND California. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at South Carlsbad State Beach, hike along Annie's Canyon Trail, and then find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND California. On the next day, take a stroll through Carlsbad Village, appreciate the extensive heritage of Oceanside Pier, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Carlsbad trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Anaheim to Carlsbad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Anaheim in September: highs in Carlsbad hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Annie's Canyon Trail, Oceanside Pier, San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Oceanside Pier ©
Oceanside Pier

1
night
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach ©
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Crystal Cove. On the 12th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Crystal Cove, examine the collection at Mission San Juan Capistrano, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pacific Marine Mammal Center, and finally stroll around Heisler Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Laguna Beach day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Carlsbad to Laguna Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Laguna Beach are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Malibu.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Mission San Juan Capistrano
Highlights from your plan
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

2
nights
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. On the 13th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Carbon Beach, examine the collection at The Getty Villa, admire the masterpieces at Frederick Weisman Museum of Art, then stroll through Zuma Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at El Matador State Beach. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Point Dume State Beach and Preserve, then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Cove, then take a leisurely stroll along Malibu Pier, and finally walk around Malibu Bluffs Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Malibu route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Laguna Beach to Malibu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Malibu are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa
Point Dume State Beach and Preserve ©

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