17 days in Los Angeles & Milwaukee Itinerary

17 days in Los Angeles & Milwaukee Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Detroit
Bus + Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 10 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Milwaukee
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
End: Detroit

10
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Griffith Observatory and The Getty Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Madame Tussauds Hollywood and Crystal Cove. Venture out of the city with trips to Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano), Malibu (El Matador State Beach & Zuma Beach) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 24th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary planning website.

Detroit to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Crystal Cove, The Gamble House, Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

6
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
Milwaukee Public Museum and Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pabst Mansion and Basilica of St. Josaphat. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Milwaukee: Old World Wisconsin (in Eagle), J. Lauber's Ice Cream Parlor (in East Troy) and Geneva Lake Shore Path (in Lake Geneva). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Mustard Museum, visit Historic Third Ward, get to know the resident critters at Henry Vilas Zoo, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Milwaukee County Zoo.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Milwaukee trip builder tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Milwaukee by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Milwaukee is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Milwaukee hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Madison, Old World Wisconsin, Atwater Park & Beach, J. Lauber's Ice Cream Parlor, Geneva Lake Shore Path
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Old World Wisconsin ©
Old World Wisconsin
National Mustard Museum ©
National Mustard Museum
Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear ©
Chudnow Museum of Yesteryear

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