19 days in Los Angeles County Itinerary

19 days in Los Angeles County Itinerary

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19 days in Los Angeles County Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Ventura
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 12 nights
+2
bus + foot + ferry:  4​h
3
Avalon, Catalina Island
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + foot + bus:  4​h
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
Ventura

Ventura ©
Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ventura: Malibu (El Pescador State Beach, Nicholas Canyon Beach, & more), Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Thousand Oaks (Paradise Falls, Wildwood Regional Park, & more). There's still lots to do: get advice or help at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, do a tasting at Old Creek Ranch Winery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Buenaventura, and stroll around Serra Cross Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Ventura trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles to Ventura is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in Ventura hover around 75°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Ventura

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, Bennett's Honey Farm, Santa Monica Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Zuma and Trancas Canyons ©
Zuma and Trancas Canyons

12
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum (in Malibu) and Santa Monica (Ocean Park Library & Third Street Promenade). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

You can drive from Ventura to Los Angeles in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ventura in October, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 82°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Avalon.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Pasadena, The Wende Museum of the Cold War, Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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. Avalon is known for casinos, wildlife, fun & games, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden, admire the masterpieces at Catalina Island Museum, look for gifts at Afishinados Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Avalon Canyon.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Avalon online tour itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Los Angeles to Avalon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: highs in Avalon hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Avalon

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden ©
Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden
Catalina Island Casino & Avalon Theater ©
Catalina Island Conservancy ©
Catalina Island Conservancy

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