1 day in Los Angeles & Santa Monica Itinerary

1 day in Los Angeles & Santa Monica Itinerary

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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 day by day itinerary now includes Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

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

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Los Angeles. August in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
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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 14th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Mulholland Drive, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then examine the collection at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santa Monica driving holiday tool.

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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