5 days in Albuquerque & Los Angeles Itinerary

5 days in Albuquerque & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Albuquerque
— 1 day
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly

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Albuquerque

— 1 day

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stop by The Candy Lady, then explore the engaging exhibits at Explora Science Center and Children's Museum of Albuquerque, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Albuquerque day trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Albuquerque. December in Albuquerque sees daily highs of 49°F and lows of 28°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, enjoy some diversion at California Science Center, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip tool.

You can fly from Albuquerque to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Albuquerque to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Albuquerque in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much hotter, around 49°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife

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