22 days in Las Vegas, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

22 days in Las Vegas, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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22 days in Las Vegas, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Zurich
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Zurich

5
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.
Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at MGM Grand, and have fun at Paris Las Vegas.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online itinerary creator.

Zurich, Switzerland to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Zurich to Las Vegas. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in November: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 23°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Bellagio Fountains

7
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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Santa Monica Mountains and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and enjoy some music at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier
Santa Monica Beach

8
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Fort Funston National Park. Visiting Alcatraz Island and Marin Headlands will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Point Reyes Seashore National Park (in Point Reyes Station), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Montara State Beach (in Montara). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, admire the natural beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco travel planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: highs in San Francisco hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Montara State Beach, Marin Headlands, Safari West, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Point Reyes Seashore National Park
Highlights from your plan
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Alcatraz Island
Baker Beach

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