18 days in Los Angeles & Orange County Itinerary

18 days in Los Angeles & Orange County Itinerary

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18 days in Los Angeles & Orange County Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Newport Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Laguna Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Anaheim
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Two Rodeo Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Santa Monica (Montana Avenue, Third Street Promenade, & more). Pack the 22nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Olvera Street.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Los Angeles is minus 11 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuwait City in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Newport Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Newport Beach

City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Newport Beach will get you outdoors. Attractions like Marina Park and Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Fashion Island, identify plant and animal life at Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, admire the natural beauty at Sherman Library & Gardens, and shop like a local with South Coast Plaza.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Newport Beach itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Newport Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newport Beach can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Huntington Beach, South Coast Plaza
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve ©
Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve

2
nights
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): look for gifts at Buy Hand, look for all kinds of wild species at Pacific Marine Mammal Center, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then look for all kinds of wild species at Eco-Adventure Center at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel, and finally shop like a local with Virga Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): browse the different shops at Irvine Spectrum Center and then identify plant and animal life at Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Laguna Beach route maker app .

Laguna Beach is just a short distance from Newport Beach. In July, daytime highs in Laguna Beach are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Dana Point, Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, Irvine Spectrum Center
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park ©
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
Pacific Marine Mammal Center ©
Pacific Marine Mammal Center

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Do your shopping at The Disney Gallery and The Lego Store. Kids will enjoy Disney California Adventure Park and Disneyland Park. There's much more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney, take a peaceful walk through Oak Canyon Nature Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Cathedral, and catch some excitement at Star Wars Launch Bay.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Anaheim trip planner .

Anaheim is just a short distance from Laguna Beach. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Laguna Beach in August: highs in Anaheim hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Trails Nature

Side Trip

Christ Cathedral
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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