Top 14 road trips from Los Angeles

Los Angeles to San Diego
starting from Los Angeles
38 minutes → Disneyland
32 minutes → Laguna Beach
47 minutes → Carlsbad
35 minutes → La Jolla
20 minutes → San Diego




3 hours of driving
Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo
starting from Los Angeles
59 minutes → Malibu
47 minutes → Ventura
29 minutes → Santa Barbara
44 minutes → Solvang
58 minutes → Pismo Beach
18 minutes → San Luis Obispo



4 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Big Sur
starting from Los Angeles
1 hour → Ventura
1 hour → Solvang
58 minutes → Pismo Beach
1 hour → Hearst Castle
1 hour → Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
21 minutes → Big Sur



5.5 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Las Vegas
starting from Los Angeles
55 minutes → Mt Baldy
1.5 hours → Barstow
50 minutes → Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA
43 minutes → Worlds tallest thermometer!
1 hour → Fashion Outlets of Las Vegas
44 minutes → Sky Combat Ace
23 minutes → Las Vegas


6 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Monterey
starting from Los Angeles
49 minutes → Six Flags Magic Mountain
57 minutes → Grapevine
1 hour → Lost Hills
1 hour → Cass Winery
1 hour → King City
50 minutes → Salinas
27 minutes → Monterey


6.5 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Carmel
starting from Los Angeles
49 minutes → Six Flags Magic Mountain
57 minutes → Grapevine
1 hour → Lost Hills
1 hour → Cass Winery
1 hour → King City
50 minutes → Salinas
31 minutes → Carmel


6.5 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Carmel By the Sea
starting from Los Angeles
49 minutes → Six Flags Magic Mountain
57 minutes → Grapevine
1 hour → Lost Hills
1 hour → Cass Winery
1 hour → King City
50 minutes → Salinas
31 minutes → Carmel By the Sea


6.5 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Santa Cruz
starting from Los Angeles
49 minutes → Six Flags Magic Mountain
57 minutes → Grapevine
51 minutes → La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Bakersfield North
53 minutes → Lost Hills
1 hour → Paso Robles
50 minutes → King City
1 hour → Monterey
49 minutes → Santa Cruz

7.5 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Phoenix
starting from Los Angeles
55 minutes → Mt Baldy
1 hour → Oak Glen
48 minutes → Palm Springs
1 hour → Desert Center
45 minutes → Blythe
53 minutes → Vicksburg
1.5 hours → White Tank Mountain Regional Park
43 minutes → Phoenix

8 hours of driving
Los Angeles to San Francisco
starting from Los Angeles
49 minutes → Six Flags Magic Mountain
57 minutes → Grapevine
1 hour → Lost Hills
1 hour → Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
1.5 hours → Pea Soup Andersen's
48 minutes → Westley
1 hour → Oakland
23 minutes → San Francisco

8 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Napa
starting from Los Angeles
49 minutes → Six Flags Magic Mountain
1.5 hours → Bakersfield
49 minutes → Lost Hills
1 hour → Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
1 hour → Firebaugh
51 minutes → Pea Soup Andersen's
1.5 hours → Livermore
1 hour → Napa

8.5 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Sedona
starting from Los Angeles
1.5 hours → Oak Glen
2 hours → Desert Center
45 minutes → Blythe
2.5 hours → White Tank Mountain Regional Park
2 hours → Montezuma Castle National Monument
29 minutes → Sedona



9 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Sausalito
starting from Los Angeles
49 minutes → Six Flags Magic Mountain
1.5 hours → Bakersfield
49 minutes → Lost Hills
1 hour → Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
1 hour → Firebaugh
51 minutes → Pea Soup Andersen's
1.5 hours → Livermore
54 minutes → San Francisco
23 minutes → Sausalito
9 hours of driving
Los Angeles to Sonoma
starting from Los Angeles
49 minutes → Six Flags Magic Mountain
57 minutes → Grapevine
1 hour → Lost Hills
1 hour → Harris Ranch Inn & Restaurant
1.5 hours → Pea Soup Andersen's
53 minutes → Modesto
1.5 hours → Oakland
1 hour → Sonoma

9 hours of driving

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