23 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

23 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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23 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Truckee
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London


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3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Presidio of San Francisco and Muir Woods National Monument. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Lands End. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

2
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, and then identify plant and animal life at Safari West. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Inglenook, then learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, then do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Napa vacation planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, Napa is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

St. Helena, Oakville, Safari West, Inglenook
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Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Safari West ©
Safari West
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery

1
night
Truckee

Truckee
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): hike along Mt Judah Loop Trail and then kick back and relax at Sand Harbor.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Truckee online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Napa to Truckee takes 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Napa in April: high temperatures in Truckee hover around 15°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Sand Harbor
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4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite Falls and El Capitan. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall, walk around Mariposa Grove, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and get great views at Washburn Point.

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Drive from Truckee to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

3
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Montana Avenuefor some retail therapy. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey planning website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Midway Museum and Timken Museum of Art. Take a break from the city and head to La Jolla Shores Park and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read San Diego online trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April in San Diego, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Helicopter Tours. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Venture out of the city with trips to Historic Route 66 Museum (in Kingman) and Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection (in Laughlin). There's much more to do: shop like a local with The Strip, examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, enjoy some diversion at Graceland Wedding Chapel, and wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip app .

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in April, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Helicopter Tours, Historic Route 66 Museum, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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