7 days in Los Angeles & Santa Monica Itinerary

7 days in Los Angeles & Santa Monica Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Santa Monica
— 2 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your list of things to see and do now includes La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Hollywood Sign, Fantastic Race, and other attractions. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation maker tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In August, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): wander the streets of Rodeo Drive, then go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, then admire the striking features of Spadena House, and finally browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica day trip planning website.

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Santa Monica: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 65°F at night.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Mulholland Drive ©
Mulholland Drive
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive

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