Here's a sample itinerary for a drive from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. If you're planning a road trip to Los Angeles, you can research locations to stop along the way. Make sure you check road conditions to double check the weather. Traveling with a dog or cat? Find pet-friendly stops. Camping along the way? Search for RV campgrounds. Find the best hotels, restaurants, and attractions based on the most talked about places recommended by Trippy members.
11:00 am start in Las Vegas
drive for about 3.5 hours
2:38 pm Big Bear Lake
stay overnight and leave the next day around 11:00 am
day 1 driving ≈ 3.5 hours
find more stops
11:00 am leave from Big Bear Lake
drive for about 2 hours
12:55 pm arrive in Los Angeles
stay at Shutters On the Beach
day 2 driving ≈ 2 hours
Brooks from Phoenix asked:
Vegas to Los Angeles (3 answers)
5 days want to cover Vegas Grand Canyon and LA if possible then rest (0 answers)
Big Bear Lake (10 answers)
Snow Summit (3 mentions)
Big Bear Mountain (2 mentions)
Big Bear Mountain Brewery (2 mentions)
Are you going straight to a hotel, or looking for a vacation rental or Airbnb?
The best resource on neighborhoods, areas, and hotels is the Trippy page on where to stay in Los Angeles.
You can also see most people recommend as the best amount of time to visit. Find out how many days in Los Angeles to stay.
If you're looking for a quick answer, you can check out Shutters On the Beach, which was mentioned 36 times on Trippy.
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Need some recommendations on somewhere to get food?
Trippy members suggest Gjelina, which was mentioned 44 times.
Here are some more restaurants people talk about:
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This section could be endless, so rather than trying to suggest every local activity or attraction, we'll leave it open-ended.
These are some of the places people talk about on Trippy:
Of course, Trippy is the perfect place to ask questions because there's an entire community of travelers talking to each other and sharing tips and advice. Trippy is where you can get answers personalized for your tastes, budgets, trip dates & more!
For example, here are some questions people have asked about Los Angeles. Click on any question to see answers from the community!
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Yes, even this step is optional, because if you're on vacation who wants the trip to end? It's okay, you can start planning your next trip!
Want to plan the trip back? Get the reverse directions for a Los Angeles to Las Vegas drive, or go to the main page to plan a new road trip.
You can also compare the travel time if you're flying or driving by calculating the distance from Las Vegas to Los Angeles. Or get a full Las Vegas to Los Angeles flight plan.
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