5 days in Cleveland & Los Angeles Itinerary

5 days in Cleveland & Los Angeles Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner

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Cleveland
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly

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Cleveland

— 1 night

Forest City

A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery, wander the streets of University Circle, then learn more about the world around you at Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and finally pause for some photo ops at Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at A Christmas Story House, then step aboard USS Cod Submarine Memorial, and then admire the landmark architecture of Heinen's Downtown.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cleveland online itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Cleveland. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Battleship USS Iowa Museum and Hollywood Bowl Museum. The Nethercutt Collection and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

Plan my day in Los Angeles using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Cleveland to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors · Beaches