20 days in West Hollywood, Palm Springs & Phoenix Itinerary

20 days in West Hollywood, Palm Springs & Phoenix Itinerary

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20 days in West Hollywood, Palm Springs & Phoenix Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  59​h 30​min
1
West Hollywood
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Palm Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Phoenix
— 9 nights
Drive:  22​h
End: Portland

4
nights
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from West Hollywood: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Pier & Third Street Promenade), Old Mission Santa Barbara (in Santa Barbara) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, view the masterpieces at Revolver Gallery, browse the collection at Ocean Park Library, and walk around Ocean View Park.

For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our West Hollywood trip site .

Portland to West Hollywood is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Portland, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in West Hollywood, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, St. Mary Magdalen Chapel, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

3
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. On the 2nd (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon, then get engrossed in the history at Palm Springs Air Museum, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally experience rural life at Sam Cobb Farms. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway, then contemplate the long history of Indian Canyons, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at VillageFest.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Palm Springs using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from West Hollywood to Palm Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from West Hollywood in February: highs in Palm Springs hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sam Cobb Farms
Highlights from your plan
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons

9
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Montezuma Castle National Monument (in Camp Verde), Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield) and Scottsdale (Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, McDowell Sonoran Preserve, & more). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, take a memorable tour with Tours, walk around South Mountain Park, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Palm Springs to Phoenix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palm Springs to Phoenix. In February, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Chandler, Montezuma Castle National Monument, Goldfield Ghost Town, Glendale Public Library
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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