6 days in Long Beach & Orange County Itinerary

6 days in Long Beach & Orange County Itinerary

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Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Long Beach
Long Beach
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Long Beach

Aquatic Capital of America

Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
Santa Monica Pier has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Wayfarers Chapel, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of the Pacific. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, head off the coast to Naples Island, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Seal Beach.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Long Beach trip tool.

Calgary, Canada to Long Beach is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Calgary in July, expect Long Beach to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Long Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips


Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You've now added Angel Stadium of Anaheim to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Huntington Dog Beach and Castle Rock Trail 1W03. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anaheim: Laguna Beach (Victoria Beach & Pacific Marine Mammal Center). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park, catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers, make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park, and get your game on at Flightdeck Simulation Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Anaheim online day trip planner.

Getting from Long Beach to Anaheim by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of tram and train. In July in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Orange County travel guide

Disney Parks & Activities · Beaches · Piers & Boardwalks
Embodying southern California's ambience of laid-back sophistication, Orange County is one of the state's most popular vacation destinations, offering year-round sunshine, beautiful golden beaches, and high-end shopping and dining, spread throughout several picturesque beach communities. Spend your holiday indulging at the region's oceanfront spas, designer boutiques, and five-star restaurants, or opt for a trip to the Disneyland Resort and Knott's Berry Farm. While known mostly for its luxurious amenities, the region is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts, home to several national parks and active marinas.