9 days in Los Angeles & Santa Monica Itinerary

9 days in Los Angeles & Santa Monica Itinerary

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9 days in Los Angeles & Santa Monica Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Los Angeles

4
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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Ontario and see Ontario Mills, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Pack the 9th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online travel route planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In July in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 11th (Thu), you'll travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Ontario Mills
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
You've now added Santa Monica Pier to your itinerary. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Santa Monica Place and Two Rodeo Drive. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Marina Beach.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Santa Monica trip itinerary builder website .

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Santa Monica are little chillier (28°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). On the 15th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Marina Beach, Two Rodeo Drive
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Marina Beach ©
Marina Beach
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive

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