Malibu trip planner
Create a fully customized
day by day itinerary for free
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Known for its Mediterranean climate, a 21miles strip of the Malibu coast incorporated in 1991 into the City of Malibu. The area is known for being the home of Hollywood movie stars, people in the entertainment industry, and other affluent residents. Most Malibu residents live within a few hundred yards of Pacific Coast Highway (State Route 1), which traverses the city, with some residents living up to a mile away from the beach up narrow canyons. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 12,645.Signs around the city proclaim "21 miles of scenic beauty", referring to the incorporated city limits. The city updated the signs in 2017 from the historical adj=on27 length of the Malibu coast spanning from Tuna Canyon on the southeast to Point Mugu in Ventura County on the northwest. For many residents of the unincorporated canyon areas, Malibu has the closest commercial centers and they are included in the Malibu zip codes. The city is bounded by Topanga on the east, the Santa Monica Mountains (Agoura Hills, Calabasas, and Woodland Hills) to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the south, and Solromar in Ventura County to the west.Use our United States day trip app to arrange your visit to Malibu and other destinations in United States.
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Plan your trip to Malibu
Get a personalized planA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
Side trips from Malibu
See all ›
Hidden gems in Malibu
See all ›
Nature in Malibu
Duration: 1h 30 min
Places to visit with Malibu
San Francisco BEST FOR: Island, Bridge, Pier / Boardwalk Yosemite National Park BEST FOR: World heritage site, Geologic Formation, Hiking Trail Los Angeles BEST FOR: Theme Park, Specialty Museum, Historic Walking Area San Diego BEST FOR: Specialty Museum, Zoo, Beach Santa Monica BEST FOR: Pier / Boardwalk, Beach, Shopping
Recently planned trips to Malibu
22 days in Malibu BY A USER FROM CANADA October, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 4 days in Malibu BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Beverly Hills, Santa Monica & Malibu BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 11 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 11 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, teens, popular sights Preferences: April, teens Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium