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

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

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

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

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Attractions like Bodega Dunes and Dolphin & Whale Watching make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

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 when traveling from Sydney to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Muir Woods National Monument, Bodega Dunes, V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Las Vegas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Las Vegas at 39°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic

4
nights
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 La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Santa Monica Pier for their historical value. Attractions like The Getty Center and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

Similar Plans

15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in New York State & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH February, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Los Angeles & New York City BY A USER FROM BANGLADESH February, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: February, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Los Angeles & San Diego BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans