8 days in Los Angeles & Pittsburgh Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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8 days in Los Angeles & Pittsburgh Itinerary

Start: Pittsburgh
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
2
Pittsburgh
— 3 nights
End: Pittsburgh

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday planner .

Pittsburgh to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 82°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
nights
Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh ©
Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fallingwater and Mount Washington. Appreciate the collections at Bicycle Heaven and Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pittsburgh: Fred Rogers Exhibit (in Latrobe), Mill Creek Park (in Canfield) and Powdermill Nature Reserve (in Rector). There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, admire the landmark architecture of Hartwood Acres, take a stroll through The Strip District, and explore the world behind art at Carnegie Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Pittsburgh trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Pittsburgh in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Pittsburgh. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in Pittsburgh reach 65°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, Fred Rogers Exhibit, Powdermill Nature Reserve, Mill Creek Park, Hartwood Acres
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven

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