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

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

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

Melbourne
Fly:  20​h
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Melbourne

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at China Beach and Baker Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Point Isabel. There's much more to do: engage your brain at Exploratorium, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco journey maker tool .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-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 Melbourne to San Francisco. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Point Isabel
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

6
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.
The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at The Strip and Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 45°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 30°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Museums, #Shopping, #Parks

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Clark County Heritage Museum
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

8
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.
Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach for some beach relaxation. Escape the urban bustle at Hermosa Beach Pier and Manhattan Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Malibu (Zuma Beach, Malibu Lagoon State Beach, & more). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Cabrillo Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 22°C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Malibu, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, Santa Monica Beach
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

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