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Los Angeles Travel Planner

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Some people are comfortable landing in a new city and finding their way around by chance, but most of us like to plan ahead. This page will help you find the resources to design your perfect trip to Los Angeles.
  1. Step by Step Los Angeles Vacation Planner
  2. Where to Stay and How to Get There
  3. Getting Around LA
  4. When is the Best Time to Visit Los Angeles
  1. Ways to Save Money on Your LA Vacation
  2. Safety Tips for Travelers
  3. Know Before You Go
  4. Additional LA Travel Resources

Step by Step Los Angeles Vacation Planner

Aerial view of Downtown LA

I've created a Step by Step Los Angeles Trip Planner to walk you through everything you need to plan your Los Angeles Vacation. The same content is available in the three formats below. For more individual Los Angeles trip planning resources, scroll down below the ads.

Where to Stay and How to Get There

Photo courtesy of Los Angeles World Airports

The questions of how to get to Los Angeles is intertwined with where you want to stay in LA, which is in turn related to what you want to do when you get here. Take a look at How to Choose a Hotel and the LA Airport Guide to make sure you choose the most convenient of LA's five area airports.

Getting Around LA

Photo © 2005 Kayte Deioma, courtesy of www.KayteDeioma.com

People are often intimidated by the idea of driving in LA or finding their way around on our complex network of public transportation systems. Here are some resources to help you decide what will work best for you.

When is the Best Time to Visit Los Angeles

Manhattan Beach

Each season has advantages and disadvantages for visiting LA. See which season would suit you best.

Ways to Save Money on Your LA Vacation

You don't have to spend a fortune to have a great vacation in Los Angeles. These resources can help you find the best bargains for what you want to do.

Safety Tips for Travelers

These pages will help prepare you for a safe visit to LA, and give you the resources you need for any emergency that might come up while you are in Los Angeles.

Know Before You Go

Everything on this page is good to know before you go. Here are some more tips to help you fit in and avoid unpleasant surprises.

Additional LA Travel Resources

Photo © 2006 Kayte Deioma, courtesy of www.KayteDeioma.com

Here are some additional resources to help you plan your trip to Los Angeles.

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