12 days in Las Vegas, San Diego & San Francisco Itinerary

12 days in Las Vegas, San Diego & San Francisco Itinerary

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12 days in Las Vegas, San Diego & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Las Vegas

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. The Mob Museum and The Strip are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Amargosa Valley to see Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

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If you are flying in from Costa Rica, the closest major airports are McCarran International Airport and Laughlin Bullhead International Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Take a break from the city and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Cove. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

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Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Sonoma Coast State Beach and Baker Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

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You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Diego in April since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 12°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trip

Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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