13 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

13 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

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San Francisco
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Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Filbert Street Stairs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach), Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stop by Chinatown, enjoy the sand and surf at Limantour Beach, and wander the streets of SoMa.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip maker.

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In August in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stop by Amoeba Music, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles tour site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

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Las Vegas

Sin City

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): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping