13 days in Bakersfield, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

13 days in Bakersfield, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

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13 days in Bakersfield, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Bakersfield
1
Bakersfield
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Bakersfield

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Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. On the 2nd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Kern County Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area, and then examine the collection at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bakersfield route builder site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Bakersfield. In August, daytime highs in Bakersfield are 98°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Buena Vista Aquatic Recreation Area ©
Kern County Museum ©
Kern County Museum
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

8
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.
Get outdoors at Santa Monica Mountains and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Nicholas Canyon Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center & Disneyland Park), Paramount Ranch (in Agoura) and Carbon Beach (in Malibu). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look for all kinds of wild species at Ballona Wetlands, and stroll through Will Rogers State Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bakersfield to Los Angeles. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bakersfield in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 84°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Malibu, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Paramount Ranch
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Spring Mountains Visitor Center. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Amargosa Valley--about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation maker website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 101°F and lows about 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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