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

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

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

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

5
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, take a stroll through SoMa, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder website .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In August, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, push the limits with an extreme tour, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 30°C, while days are much hotter, around 45°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Pack the 20th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip site .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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