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

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

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

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & Pride Mountain Vineyards). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Marina District, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Helena, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings

5
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.
Getty Center The Publications and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (46°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (31°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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