8 days in Carmel & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in Carmel & Los Angeles Itinerary

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1
Carmel
— 3 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights

3
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carmel River State Beach and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Visit Pfeiffer State Beach and Asilomar State Beach for some beach relaxation. When in Carmel, make a side trip to see McWay Falls in Big Sur, approximately Big Sur away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, stop by The Cheese Shop, and kick back and relax at Point Lobos.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Carmel route planner.

New Orleans to Carmel is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Carmel, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Carmel are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are colder (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Pacific Grove
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Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

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.
Head to Camarillo Premium Outlets and The Grovefor some retail therapy. Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). Pack the 20th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Carmel to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Carmel in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
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Santa Monica Pier

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