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

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly to Burbank, Train to Los Angeles
Los Angeles
— 1 night


Los Angeles — 3 nights

City of Angels

Pack the 20th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, catch a live event at Dodger Stadium, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in December, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.
Theme Parks · Tours · Parks · Outdoors
Side Trips

Las Vegas — 3 nights

Sin City

Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

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You can drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 57°F and lows are around 39°F. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 26th (Mon).
Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

San Francisco — 2 nights

City by the Bay

On the 26th (Mon), learn the secrets of beer at Vantigo Tours, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and then stroll around Golden Gate Park. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from San Francisco Bay Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Lombard Street, then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower.

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Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Las Vegas in December, with lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.
Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Los Angeles — 1 night

City of Angels

On the 28th (Wed), admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, then get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
Side Trips