5 days in Los Angeles, Santa Monica & Disney Itinerary

5 days in Los Angeles, Santa Monica & Disney Itinerary

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5 days in Los Angeles, Santa Monica & Disney Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
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Disney
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), examine the collection at The Hollywood Museum, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then admire the masterpieces at The Broad, then browse the different shops at The Americana at Brand, and finally explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, see the interesting displays at Skirball Cultural Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, and finally stroll through Manhattan Beach.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Americana at Brand, Manhattan Beach, Norton Simon Museum
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Skirball Cultural Center ©
Skirball Cultural Center
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Santa Monica Mountains and then stroll through 26-Mile Bike Path.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Santa Monica journey maker site .

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for little chillier days in Santa Monica, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Disney.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

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Disney

Disney ©
Disney is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Disney/Little Blue Area at Grand Lake State Park and then see the interesting displays at Darryl Starbird's National Rod & Custom Hall of Fame Museum. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Natural Falls State Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Zena Suri Alpacas, then see the interesting displays at Afton Station, and finally get engrossed in the history at Afton Station Packard Museum.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Santa Monica to Disney. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Monica to Disney is 2 hours. While traveling from Santa Monica, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Disney, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Disney

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Afton, Natural Falls State Park, Zena Suri Alpacas
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Natural Falls State Park ©
Natural Falls State Park
Afton Station Packard Museum ©
Afton Station Packard Museum

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