10 days in San Francisco, South Lake Tahoe & Las Vegas Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco, South Lake Tahoe & Las Vegas Itinerary

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10 days in San Francisco, South Lake Tahoe & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing planning site .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters, then explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Tallac Historic Site and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pope Beach.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in South Lake Tahoe, with highs around 32°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm

4
nights
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, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from South Lake Tahoe to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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