The Ultimate Packing List For A Weekend in Los Angeles

Berty and I are packing our bags once more and headed south for the weekend…to Los Angeles!

I get to come down here for work and Berty is coming along with me. While I am down here for my job, we are excited that there are also pockets of time during the day to explore and play!

This will be my first time in LA, and Berty’s second, but we are really newbies to the city! I wonder if we will pass a celebrity on the sidewalk….!

In the meantime, since I am a huge fan of lists, I’ve put together a Los Angeles packing list to help you if you ever find yourself here on a quick trip like us!

SEE MORE: How To Spend a Weekend in Los Angeles/Hollywood

In the meantime, I checked the weather and it’s in the high 80s/low 90s this weekend. (YES!) Now I know everyone is getting excited about PSLs, cozy sweaters, and candles – but I’m okay with summer being juuuust a little bit longer.


Here’s What We’re Packing For 3 Days In Los Angeles


This is a carry-on only trip, so we are packing light and packing small! Berty and I have had enough experiences with short trips to know the essentials of small-scale packing in cold weather, but it will be a fun changed to pack for the sunshine!

READ MORE: How To Avoid Overpacking


Weekend Bags:

Berty: Krochet Kids “Pike”Bag // Emily: Vera Bradley “Weekender Travel Bag”

It’s essential to have a sturdy carry-on. Berty brings his Krochet Kids duffel because it’s perfect for a short trip and just the right size to fit in an overhead compartment. My carry-on (from Vera Bradley) has toughed everything from camping trips to being checked on a plane, and even a week building houses in Tijuana! Best of all, with pockets on the inside AND outside, my organized self rejoices.

READ MORE: How To Pack For Carry-On Only Travel


Los Angeles Packing List

  • 3 t-shirts
  • 1-2 pair of jeans
  • 1 pair of shorts
  • 1 dress (Emily)
  • 2 pairs of Shoes
  • Headphones
  • Toiletries
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera Gear
  • Water Bottles

Her List

His List


Where are your favorite places in the Hollywood/Los Angeles area? What would you include in your Los Angeles packing list? Tell us in the comment section below!


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