24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Murrieta
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Simi Valley
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Pasadena
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Orange
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Rancho Palos Verdes
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Marina del Rey
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Santa Fe Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Burbank
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
End: Los Angeles

1
night
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've added Spokes N Stuff, Museum of Illusions, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 24th (Tue), make a trip to The Chandelier Tree, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, learn more about the world around you at Southwest Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Failure, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at The Santee Alley. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take an in-depth tour of Hollywood Entertainment Museum, then browse the different shops at The Grove, then examine the collection at The Grammy Museum, and finally have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In December, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Murrieta.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Murrieta

Murrieta ©
Murrieta is a city in southwestern Riverside County, California, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological, have fun and explore at Pennypickle's Workshop - Temecula Children's Museum, then wander the streets of Old Town Temecula, and finally stop by Temecula Olive Oil Company.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Murrieta tour itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Murrieta in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, Murrieta is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Murrieta

Wildlife Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Temecula
Highlights from your plan
Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological ©
Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological
Old Town Temecula ©
Old Town Temecula

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Ice House Canyon Trail has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Ice House Canyon Trail, contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Dante's View.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Death Valley National Park hover around 15°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Ice House Canyon Trail
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

3
nights
Simi Valley

Simi Valley ©
The city of Simi Valley, in the eponymous valley, is in the southeast corner of Ventura County, California, United States. You've now added Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then enjoy breathtaking views from Santa Barbara County Courthouse, and then get some fabulous bargains at Camarillo Premium Outlets. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach, and then have some family-friendly fun at Skateboarding Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Simi Valley trip planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Simi Valley in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Death Valley National Park in December; daily highs in Simi Valley reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Pasadena.

Things to do in Simi Valley

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Barbara, Zuma Beach, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach

3
nights
Pasadena

Pasadena ©
Known as the "City of Roses," Pasadena hosts the annual Rose Bowl parade and football game.
Old Pasadena has been added to your itinerary. Let the collections at Norton Simon Museum and The Gamble House capture your imagination. Visiting Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area and Nature Center and Colorado Boulevard will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Angeles National Forest, don't miss a visit to Jackie Robinson's Boyhood Home, engage your brain at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and pause for some photo ops at Robinson Memorial.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pasadena trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Simi Valley to Pasadena takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Simi Valley in December: high temperatures in Pasadena hover around 15°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Orange.

Things to do in Pasadena

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area and Nature Center, Angeles National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum
The Gamble House ©
The Gamble House

3
nights
Orange

Orange ©
Orange is a city located in Orange County, California. You've now added Peters Canyon Regional Park to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano, then take in breathtaking views at Peters Canyon Regional Park, and then enjoy some diversion at Irvine Regional Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach, and then get a taste of the local shopping with South Coast Plaza.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Orange trip planner .

Drive from Pasadena to Orange in an hour. Traveling from Pasadena in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Orange: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rancho Palos Verdes.

Things to do in Orange

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mission San Juan Capistrano, South Coast Plaza, Newport Beach, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Crystal Cove
Highlights from your plan
Peters Canyon Regional Park ©
Peters Canyon Regional Park
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

3
nights
Rancho Palos Verdes

Rancho Palos Verdes ©
Rancho Palos Verdes is a city in Los Angeles County, California atop the Palos Verdes Hills and bluffs of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Queen Mary and The Point Vicente Interpretive Center. Get some cultural insight at Neighborhood Church and Point Vicente Lighthouse. Step out of Rancho Palos Verdes to go to Long Beach and see Helicopter Tours, which is approximately 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Abalone Cove Shoreline Park & Ecological Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Redondo Beach, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of the Pacific, and stroll around Deane Dana Friendship Park and Nature Center.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rancho Palos Verdes trip planner.

Traveling by car from Orange to Rancho Palos Verdes takes an hour. In January, daytime highs in Rancho Palos Verdes are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marina del Rey.

Things to do in Rancho Palos Verdes

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Long Beach, Neighborhood Church, Redondo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of the Pacific ©
Aquarium of the Pacific
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel

3
nights
Marina del Rey

Marina del Rey ©
Marina del Rey is an unincorporated seaside community and census-designated place (CDP) in Los Angeles County, California. Marina del Rey Whale Watching has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with Marina del Rey Whale Watching, then browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, then take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, get curious at Camera Obscura, then examine the collection at The Getty Villa, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Marina del Rey online trip planner .

You can drive from Rancho Palos Verdes to Marina del Rey in an hour. In January, daily temperatures in Marina del Rey can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe Springs.

Things to do in Marina del Rey

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, The Getty Villa, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

2
nights
Santa Fe Springs

Santa Fe Springs ©
Santa Fe Springs is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Heritage Park. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary and then stroll around Heritage Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsi Lai Temple, get lost in a book at Cerritos Library, then contemplate the long history of Rancho Los Cerritos, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Skyrose Chapel.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe Springs sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Marina del Rey to Santa Fe Springs takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Burbank.

Things to do in Santa Fe Springs

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Long Beach, Cerritos, Whittier, Hsi Lai Temple, Shops at Montebello
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Park ©
Heritage Park
Hsi Lai Temple ©
Hsi Lai Temple
Rancho Los Cerritos ©
Rancho Los Cerritos

3
nights
Burbank

Burbank ©
Just a short drive from Hollywood and home to several entertainment companies, Burbank is saturated with connections to the media.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Portal of the Folded Wing. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Prime Desert Woodland Preserve, examine the collection at The Cat House, and then pause for some photo ops at Portal of the Folded Wing. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, then admire all the interesting features of Mulholland Drive, then wander the streets of Sunset Strip, and finally contemplate the long history of Greystone Mansion and Park.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read our Burbank day trip planner.

Drive from Santa Fe Springs to Burbank in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in January, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Burbank

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, The Americana at Brand, Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, Prime Desert Woodland Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Greystone Mansion and Park ©
Greystone Mansion and Park
The Cat House ©
The Cat House
Fred Segal ©
Fred Segal

Similar Plans

26 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco BY A USER FROM SPAIN November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in Los Angeles & San Diego BY A USER FROM AUSTRIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM BAHRAIN August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 28 days in United States & Puerto Rico BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & San Francisco BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in United States BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, popular sights PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM June, relaxing, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 25 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans