9 days in Los Angeles & Sacramento Itinerary

9 days in Los Angeles & Sacramento Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Sacramento
— 5 nights

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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.
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and Ocean Avenue will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Petersen Automotive Museum and California Science Center. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach), Long Beach Waterfront (in Long Beach) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Redondo Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planner.

Chicago to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. June in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Long Beach Waterfront, Mulholland Drive, Ocean Avenue, Redondo Beach
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Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and American River Bicycle Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to California State Capitol Museum and Old Town Auburn. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sacramento: Sequoia Grove Winery (in Napa), V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena) and Rutherford (Round Pond Estate & Frog's Leap Winery). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, learn about winemaking at The Undergound Tasting Room, steep yourself in history at Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park, and admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sacramento trip planning tool.

Fly from Los Angeles to Sacramento in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Sacramento: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 61°F at night. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Rutherford, Sequoia Grove Winery, V. Sattui Winery, River Rafting & Tubing, Old Town Auburn
Highlights from your plan
Sequoia Grove Winery ©
Sequoia Grove Winery
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum
Old Town Auburn ©
Old Town Auburn

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