7 days in Bakersfield & Las Vegas Itinerary

7 days in Bakersfield & Las Vegas Itinerary

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7 days in Bakersfield & Las Vegas Itinerary

Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  23​h 30​min
Bakersfield
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  15​h
Newcastle upon Tyne

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day
Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bakersfield is a city in Southern California, United States near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley in Kern County. On the 11th (Thu), look for gifts at California Fruit Depot, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at California Area Living Museum (CALM), and then stroll through Hart Memorial Park.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Bakersfield is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in January: highs in Bakersfield hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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California Area Living Museum (CALM) ©
Hart Memorial Park ©
Hart Memorial Park
California Fruit Depot ©
California Fruit Depot

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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

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Drive from Bakersfield to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In January, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

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

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