14 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

14 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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14 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
San Jose
— 1 night
bus + taxi:  8​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
End: Los Angeles

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park. On your second day here, engage your brain at Exploratorium, then examine the collection at de Young Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

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Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
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San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Google Android Lawn Statues.

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You can drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In May, daily temperatures in San Jose can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Google Android Lawn Statues
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Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
The Tech Museum of Innovation ©
The Tech Museum of Innovation
Google Android Lawn Statues ©
Google Android Lawn Statues

2
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.
On the 28th (Tue), take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, then make a trip to Olmsted Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

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You can do a combination of train, flight, and car from San Jose to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Jose in May, things will get slightly colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 21°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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.
Grand Canyon West has been added to your itinerary. On the 30th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then take a stroll through The Strip, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, then take an unforgettable tour with Grand Canyon West, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon West
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park. On your second day here, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

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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. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in San Diego are colder (26°C), and nights are a bit cooler (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Downtown Disney). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire all the interesting features of Staples Center, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

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Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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