7 days in Los Angeles & Bakersfield Itinerary

7 days in Los Angeles & Bakersfield Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip planner

Make it your trip
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Tampa

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Los Angeles

— 5 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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney District). Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take in the spiritual surroundings of Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Tampa to Los Angeles is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Tampa in December, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 69°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Bakersfield

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at California Area Living Museum (CALM) and then get engrossed in the history at Kern County Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bakersfield trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Bakersfield takes 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in December, with highs in Bakersfield at 61°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums