14 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

14 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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14 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

Milan
Fly:  17​h 15​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
bus + taxi + Fly:  10​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Milan

2
days
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.
Balboa Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip builder.

Milan, Italy to San Diego is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Milan to San Diego, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool
Gaslamp Quarter

3
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Laguna Beach, Hollywood & Highland, Studio City Farmers Market, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Griffith Observatory and Santa Monica Pier. Do your shopping at Amoeba Music and The Grove. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, browse the different shops at Third Street Promenade, and pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Laguna Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood & Highland
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory

2
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with The Strip, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
The Strip

2
days
Death Valley National Park

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trona Pinnacles as well as Dante's View. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the activities along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail, then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes and then identify plant and animal life at Trona Pinnacles.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, Death Valley National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Trona Pinnacles
Highlights from your plan
Trona Pinnacles
Dante's View
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, kick back and relax at Baker Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in May: highs in San Francisco hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square

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