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

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

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

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Bodega Head and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Big Basin Redwoods State Park in Boulder Creek--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planning website .

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Bodega Head, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

5
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.
Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Neon Museum and Lost City Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Pahrump (Pahrump Valley Winery & Mountain Falls Golf Club) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and have fun at Strip Gun Club.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Pahrump, Overton
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Bay. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach), Santa Monica (Original Muscle Beach & Santa Monica Farmers Market) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). Have a day of magic on the 12th (Sun) at Disneyland Park. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect Los Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

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