8 days in Los Angeles & Pittsburgh Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & Pittsburgh Itinerary

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Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
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.
Griffith Observatory and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles, stroll through Santa Monica State Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip 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 to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In October, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Pittsburgh - with highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Pittsburgh.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
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.
Let the collections at Bicycle Heaven and Carnegie Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fallingwater and Mount Washington. Venture out of the city with trips to Fred Rogers Exhibit (in Latrobe), Mill Creek Park (in Canfield) and Powdermill Nature Reserve (in Rector). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, admire the striking features of Hartwood Acres, wander the streets of Strip District, and admire the masterpieces at Carnegie Museum of Art.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pittsburgh trip site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Pittsburgh takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles to Pittsburgh, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get slightly colder in Pittsburgh: highs are around 65°F and lows about 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pittsburgh

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Fallingwater, Mill Creek Park, Hartwood Acres, Fred Rogers Exhibit, Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve
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Bicycle Heaven ©
Bicycle Heaven
Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Mount Washington ©
Mount Washington

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