12 days in Lake Powell, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

12 days in Lake Powell, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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12 days in Lake Powell, Las Vegas & California Itinerary

Start: Lima
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Lake Powell
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Lima

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day
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lake Powell road trip site .

Lima, Peru to Lake Powell is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Lima to Lake Powell is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Lima in June, plan for much hotter days in Lake Powell, with highs around 41°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 24°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Outdoors Trails

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lake Powell to Las Vegas. The time zone difference when traveling from Lake Powell to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Lake Powell in June, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 46°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Exploratorium and then explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Francisco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, San Francisco is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, and browse the exhibits of Ansel Adams Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

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. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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