5 days in Los Angeles & Lafayette Itinerary

5 days in Los Angeles & Lafayette Itinerary

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5 days in Los Angeles & Lafayette Itinerary

Start: Indianapolis
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
Lafayette
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
End: Indianapolis

3
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.
Visiting Santa Monica Mountains and Oak Canyon Nature Center will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning website .

Indianapolis to Los Angeles is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Indianapolis in March, with highs in Los Angeles at 74°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Lafayette.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city in and the county seat of Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, located 63mi northwest of Indianapolis and 105mi southeast of Chicago. On the 20th (Fri), get outside with Exploration Acres, look for all kinds of wild species at Lilly Nature Center, then admire the masterpieces at Haan Museum of Indiana Art, then take in nature's colorful creations at Haan Museum Sculpture Garden, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lafayette trip maker site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Los Angeles to Lafayette. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in March, with highs in Lafayette at 47°F and lows at 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lafayette

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Lilly Nature Center
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Lilly Nature Center ©
Lilly Nature Center
Exploration Acres ©
Exploration Acres
Haan Museum of Indiana Art ©
Haan Museum of Indiana Art

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