15 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

15 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
3
Santa Monica
— 1 night
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip app.

Bristol, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. Traveling from Bristol to Las Vegas, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In July in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Black's Beach and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Diego online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

1
night
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 3rd (Tue), grab your bike and head to South Bay Bicycle Trail, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, and finally kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from San Diego to Santa Monica in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and tram. In August, daily temperatures in Santa Monica can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:
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South Bay Bicycle Trail ©
South Bay Bicycle Trail
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (The VOID, Disneyland Park, &more). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary tool.

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Santa Monica. While traveling from Santa Monica, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, and hike along Panorama Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect much colder with lows of 7°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 10th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, and finally explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, then go for a walk through Lombard Street, and then see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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