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

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

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

Sydney
Fly:  18​h
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Sydney

3
days
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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Angeles trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
days
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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