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

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

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

Manchester
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Manchester

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Madame Tussauds Hollywood will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach), Malibu (El Matador State Beach & Zuma Beach) and Laguna Beach (Main Beach & Crystal Cove). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Santa Monica Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, browse the different shops at The Grove, and shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles custom trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica, Laguna Beach, Manhattan Beach, Mission San Juan Capistrano
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Beach
Mission San Juan Capistrano

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to La Jolla Shores Park and Moonlight Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Maritime Museum of San Diego and Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Temecula (Wilson Creek Winery, Vindemia Vineyards & Winery, & more), Carlsbad (Carlsbad Village & Carlsbad State Beach) and Cordiano Winery (in Escondido). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pacific Beach, wander the streets of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

For where to stay and other tourist information, use the San Diego online itinerary creator.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Temecula, Carlsbad, Cordiano Winery, Coronado Beach, Moonlight Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park
Carlsbad State Beach
Wilson Creek Winery

7
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Titanic and Valley of Fire State Park. Appreciate the collections at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas and Count's Kustoms. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Pahrump (Sanders Family Winery & Pahrump Valley Winery). There's lots more to do: try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown, enjoy some music at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 46°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Pahrump, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Valley of Fire State Park
The Neon Museum

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