Los Angeles Itinerary 2 Days

Things to See in Los Angeles in 2 days

If you are looking for the best things to see in Los Angeles in 2 days, these are the attractions you must include in your Los Angeles itinerary for 2 days. Explore further to plan a perfect trip of 2 days in Los Angeles.

This Plan is Good for You if You Are:

  • Visiting Los Angeles for the first time and have 2 days in hand
  • Looking for places to visit in 2 days in Los Angeles
  • Staying in Los Angeles and wondering how to spend 2 days in Los Angeles with family and kids
  • Backpacker planning to spend 48 hours in Los Angeles
  • Want to create Los Angeles itinerary on your own
  • Planning weekend vacation of 2 days in Los Angeles

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2 Days in Los Angeles - Perfect Weekend Guide

For all the Hollywood movie fans, it’s really hard to forget Los Angeles. The heart of the USA’s national film and television industry and home to picturesque beaches, parks as well as exclusive shopping centers, Los Angeles looks synonymous with life. So, when you have only 2 days to be spent in Los Angeles, you can use this 2-day Los Angeles itinerary and see how you can explore the best of the city just within 48 hours in Los Angeles.

What to pack for 2 days in Los Angeles vacation?

As you are going on a 2 days Los Angeles vacation and first thing come to mind is what to wear in Los Angeles, compact luggage is ideal. Carry a backpack that can fit in your belongings or choose a compact trolley bag. You only need one pair of shoes that you're wearing, make sure you pick sturdy ones for all the walking and sightseeing. Check the live weather of Los Angeles and pack just what's needed! Do not forget to bring extra batteries for your camera, you won't have time to move back-n-forth to your room to charge them. Pro Tips: Carry your Passport and photo identification proof with you at all times. Carry a Los Angeles local map, a hard copy or in your phone.

Are 2 days enough to explore Los Angeles?

It is slightly difficult to explore the entire city in 48 hours time, but you can easily visit the hand-picked 8-10 points of interest in Los Angeles on your trip. You will have to travel a bit if you want to cover all the popular places in Los Angeles within 2 days. So, if you have any particular place in mind, then plan your Los Angeles itinerary for 2 days and visit accordingly. If it is a weekend trip, check for special events happening and plan accordingly.

How to spend 2 days in Los Angeles?

Day 1: From Santa Monica Pier to the Observatory

Begin your day at the famous Santa Monica Pier of Los Angeles. This iconic pier is over 100 years old and has also been featured in many films. You can visit the amusement park located by the pier and enjoy a cup of coffee with your breakfast. Straight from the pier, you can reach the Hollywood Walk of Fame that has witnessed some of the famous personalities from the entertainment industry. Just a 10 minutes’ drive and you will reach Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Spend your afternoon watching an interesting film here.

While spending 2 days in Los Angeles, you should check the upcoming events and attend one at Hollywood Bowl. This will surely be a unique experience for you. Drive ahead to get yourself clicked in front of the famous Hollywood Sign. As the evening approaches, you should start driving to the Griffith Observatory from where you can not only enjoy the panoramic views of the city but also observe the stars and planets up at the sky.

Day 2: From Museums and to Streets

To continue the Hollywood experience in Los Angeles, you can start this day by visiting the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. This has also been featured in many films and is home to the graves of some famous people. Take a 15 minutes’ drive to La Brea Tar Pits to discover a huge collection of fossils dating back to the Ice Age. To look more into the ancient history and art, walk to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. You can spend 2 hours exploring the collection.

Attend a music concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall in the afternoon. This concert venue will not only present a wonderful acoustic but also tempt you with its incredible architecture. The art museum of The Broad, located in downtown, can be your next stop of the day. Another famous spot nearby is the Museum of Contemporary Art. At evening, you can head to Grand Central Market and treat yourself with some retail therapy. Have your dinner at one of the Japanese restaurants of Little Tokyo and see the fusion of Japanese-American culture while walking on the streets.

Los Angeles is a real treat to every traveler who is willing to soak in the art, culture, and history of California. This Los Angeles itinerary of 2 days will help you do this better.

Tours and Activities in Los Angeles for 2 Days

Booking tours and tickets for popular attractions saves a lot of your time spent in a queue. Below are some of the tours and tickets recommended for 2 days in Los Angeles

Best Hotels in Los Angeles for 2 Day Trip

These are some of the hotels added in the past by our travelers to their Los Angeles itinerary 2 days. Check out the hotels that suit you and add them to your trip plan.

With Less Days in Hand

With limited time in hand, explore our travel ideas for 1 day in Los Angeles. During a short day trip you may visit the important attractions in Los Angeles.

With More Days in Hand

With more than 2 days in hand, you can comfortably spend more time at famous attractions in Los Angeles. Plan lunch or dinner at the best restaurants, enjoy night-outs, indulge in adventure activites. Explore 3 days and 4 days trip ideas for Los Angeles.

What Next?

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