16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
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Malibu
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Pismo Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Morro Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Cambria
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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San Simeon
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
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Carmel
— 1 night
drive:  30​min
9
Monterey
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
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Santa Cruz
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Lee Vining
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
drive:  2​h
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Mammoth Lakes
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
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Page
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
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Anaheim
— 1 night
train:  30​min
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
End: Los Angeles

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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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Chinatown, Griffith Observatory, Lake Hollywood Park, and other attractions you added. On the 13th (Sat), see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, stroll around Lake Hollywood Park, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Sign, make a trip to Sunset Boulevard, then take a stroll through Chinatown, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Malibu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Malibu Pier, Zuma Beach and Malibu Lagoon State Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Malibu trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Malibu in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Malibu: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 21°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Malibu

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Malibu Lagoon State Beach ©
Malibu Lagoon State Beach
Malibu Pier ©
Malibu Pier

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stearns Wharf as well as Santa Barbara Harbor.

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Drive from Malibu to Santa Barbara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Malibu in July since evenings lows in Santa Barbara dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Pismo Beach.
Highlights from your plan
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf
Santa Barbara Harbor ©
Santa Barbara Harbor

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monarch Butterfly Grove as well as Pismo Pier.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Pismo Beach trip maker app .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Pismo Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wildlife Shopping Parks

Side Trip

San Luis Obispo County Farmers' Market Association
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Pismo Pier ©
Pismo Pier

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Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Morro Rock.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Morro Bay online journey planner .

Morro Bay is just a stone's throw from Pismo Beach. In July, daytime highs in Morro Bay are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cambria.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Anchor Memorial Park ©
Anchor Memorial Park
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). You've now added Moonstone Beach to your itinerary.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cambria trip itinerary maker .

Cambria is just a stone's throw from Morro Bay. When traveling from Morro Bay in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cambria: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Cambria

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

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San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle, identify plant and animal life at Elephant Seal Rookery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Piedras Blancas, then admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then immerse yourself in nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Simeon online tour planner .

San Simeon is very close to Cambria. In July, daytime highs in San Simeon are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Big Sur, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Elephant Seal Rookery ©
Elephant Seal Rookery
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Pebble Beach Golf Links has been added to your itinerary.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Carmel road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Carmel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from San Simeon in July, you will find days in Carmel are much colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in Carmel

Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Pebble Beach Golf Links
Highlights from your plan
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey Bay and Cannery Row.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Monterey online vacation planner .

Monterey is just a short distance from Carmel. In July in Monterey, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santa Cruz trip planning website .

You can drive from Monterey to Santa Cruz in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ghirardelli Square, Fisherman's Wharf, Union Square, and other attractions. On the 16th (Tue), take a stroll through Chinatown and then shop like a local with Union Square.

Planning San Francisco trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Inspiration Point Vista, D.L. Bliss State Park, Emerald Bay State Park, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park, kick back and relax at Lakeside Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baldwin Beach, kick back and relax at El Dorado Beach, then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, and finally admire the majestic nature at D.L. Bliss State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe online road trip planner .

Drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in South Lake Tahoe, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Lee Vining.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lake Tahoe (California), Incline Village, M.S. Dixie II, Inspiration Point Vista
Highlights from your plan
El Dorado Beach ©
El Dorado Beach
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park

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Lee Vining

Lee Vining ©
Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center has been added to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lee Vining trip planner.

Explore your travel options from South Lake Tahoe to Lee Vining with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.
Highlights from your plan
Mono Basin Scenic Area Visitor Center ©

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yosemite Falls, Nevada Falls Loop, Vernal Fall, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, get all the information you need at Valley Visitor Center, then get great views at Valley View, and finally explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall. On your second day here, make a trip to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally stroll through Nevada Falls Loop.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker site .

Explore your travel options from Lee Vining to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

June Lake Loop
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mammoth Mountain, Devils Postpile National Monument, Crowley Lake, and other attractions you added.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Mammoth Lakes in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mary ©
Lake Mary
Mammoth Mountain ©
Mammoth Mountain
Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Devils Postpile National Monument

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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.
You've added Casino at the Venetian, Caesars Palace, The Mirage, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 21st (Sun), listen to music at Mirage Volcano, try your luck at The Mirage, then try to win big at Caesars Palace, and finally try your luck at Casino at the Venetian.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas visit app .

Fly from Mammoth Lakes to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, Las Vegas is warmer than Mammoth Lakes - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zion Shuttle, Observation Point, The Narrows, and other attractions you added.

Planning Zion National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Las Vegas to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for slightly colder days in Zion National Park, with highs around 40°C, while nights are colder with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Page.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Horseshoe Bend and Antelope Canyon.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Page travel route planner.

Do a combination of car and shuttle from Zion National Park to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in Page. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Grand Canyon Village, Dinosaur Tracks, Bright Angel Point, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app .

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 13°C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Dinosaur Tracks
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Downtown Long Beach, Fireworks at Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, and other attractions. On the 25th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at Irvine Spectrum Center, then buy something for everyone on your list at Anaheim GardenWalk, and then wander the streets of Downtown Long Beach.

To plan Anaheim vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 23°C in Anaheim. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife

Side Trips

Downtown Long Beach, Knott's Berry Farm, Irvine Spectrum Center
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Anaheim GardenWalk ©
Anaheim GardenWalk
Irvine Spectrum Center ©
Irvine Spectrum Center

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Rodeo Drive, Third Street Promenade, Citadel Outlets, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take a stroll through Rodeo Drive and then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online attractions planner .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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