12 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

12 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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12 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Austin
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Austin

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Golden Gate Park and California Academy of Sciences. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, ponder the world of politics at San Francisco City Hall, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco tour site .

Austin to San Francisco is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Austin in June, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Childrens Museums Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then trek along Panorama Trail, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip maker .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are slightly colder (43°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Aquarium of the Pacific as well as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center will thrill your kids. Pack the 13th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Aquarium of the Pacific, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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nights
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 15th (Sat): get your game on at Dig This, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and finally indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour. On your second day here, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip site .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 103°F by day to 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Food Tours

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
On the 17th (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then explore and take pictures at Oracle Park, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

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Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in San Francisco at 71°F and lows at 55°F. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Oracle Park ©
Oracle Park

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