12 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

12 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
5
San Francisco
— 1 night

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Golden Gate Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, admire the striking features of San Francisco City Hall, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco planner.

Austin to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Austin in June, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Yosemite National Park trip simple and quick.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): get your game on at Dig This, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online road trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Food Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dig This ©
Dig This

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
On the 11th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, thencatch a live event at Oracle Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

Make your San Francisco itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Oracle Park ©
Oracle Park
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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