5 days in Los Angeles County & Phoenix Itinerary

5 days in Los Angeles County & Phoenix Itinerary

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5 days in Los Angeles County & Phoenix Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Staples Center. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles sightseeing planning website .

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 75°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden and then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

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Getting from Los Angeles to Phoenix by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Phoenix. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 88°F and lows are around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum

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