Los Angeles

Trip Details

Saturday 9th November

Easyjet Flight 802 6.20 am to Gatwick arriving at 07:50. Luggage allowance in hold is 23kg. Cabin bag is 56x45x25cm.

Norwegian Air Flight at 12:50 arriving Los Angeles 16:10. It’s a Dreamliner -9  we are on. 20kg bag in hold, 10kg hand luggage.

Stay here  

View On AirbnbPanoramic Views in Heart of Venice

Restaurants within 10 minutes walk of our apartment

The Butchers Daughter Lemonade Gjusta BabyBluesBBQ Superba Food Tacosporfavor 

Others nearby

Ice cream at the Salt & Straw 

Santa Monica Pier Area

Brunos (Italian) Mariasol (Mexican on Pier), Big Deans Beer Garden ( by pier)

Sunday 10th November

Shop, Santa Monica Pier and family meet

Monday 11th November

Veterans Day and family meet. Muscle Beach? 

Tuesday 12th November

Pick up Toyota Sienna 8 seater at 10am from LAX.  Maybe go to Hollywood Boulevard today. The following are all close

Chinese Theatre, el capitan theatre, egyptian theatre, Museum of Death ( serial killers),  Paramount Picture Studio Tours ( 2 hours) There is an after dark tour to 16 November. Get the Studio Tour app before we go. Griffith Observatory there is a Tesla Coil here. The nearby Bronson Cave offers views of the Hollywood sign.

Wednesday 13th November

Universal Studios open 10am to 6pm. Leave at 8.30am and 60 mins by car on this route; https://goo.gl/maps/25hJDZES7GXGhS3P9 Download the Universal Studios app in advance . Highlights are Harry Potter, Fast and Furious,  Walking Dead, Springfield. $109 for one day and $149 for two day pass.

Thursday 14th November

Disneyland opens 8am to 11pm. A 90 minute drive on this route so leave at 7am? https://goo.gl/maps/KxYnV2wysDGUxEcB8  Park car. Its $129 for one days access and $225 for 2 days. Highlights include its a small world and the new Star Wars Galaxy Edge. There is a Disneyland app to loadload. Stay at Super 8 by Wyndham Anaheim/Disneyland Drive

Friday 15th November 

Drive early to SanDiego. Its a 2 hour drive so leave at 8.

Destination is Old Town San Diego, spanish settlement. Many things to see. The African Museum. A short walk to Sherriffs Museum where we can sit in a black and white.

Afternoon options

USS Midway

Balboa Park

Gardens, museums, zoo and Spanish village there

 

Stay in Gaslamp area in motel Baymont by Wyndham San Diego Downtown

Saturday 16th November San Diego

Flight to Vegas for 4 of us at 10:28 am. Options 

Birch Aquarium

La Jolla Tide pools

Some of the things above…

Thinking a second night at Hotel  or stay with family

Sunday 17th November

Vegas for some and drive home to LA for others, Stop at Oceanside on way home? Tide pools? 

Monday 18th November

Back from Las Vegas. Las Vegas flight arrives at 2pm ( 15 mins by taxi home). Rest day.

Tuesday 19th November

Universal day 2? Return car hire at 20:00 to LAX.

Wednesday 20st November

Santa Monica shop and lunch.

Thursday 21nd November

Some ideas Dodger stadium tour.

Downtown Los Angeles today. Cathedral of our Lady of the Angels, el pueblo de Los Angeles and Chinese American Museum. Angel City Brewery, Mikkellar DTLA, The Last Bookstore, Buzz wine beer across the road with 16 taps of beer and 40 wines.

Friday 22rd November

family meal at 3

Saturday 23th November Checkout property at 11am. lunch somewhere? 14:00 travel to airport. 18:10 Flight arriving 12:25 Sunday 24th to London Gatwick. 20kg in hold 10kg bag in cabin. Note flight times have been brought forward 30 minutes since original booking.

Sunday 24th November
Easyjet Flight 811 to Edinburgh at 17:00 arriving 18:25. 23kg luggage in hold and one cabin bag 56x45x25cm.

 

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