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: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail and Pomponio State Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Bodega Head and Cowell Ranch State Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Half Moon Bay (Naples Beach & Pescadero State Beach), Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Sapphire Hill Winery (in Healdsburg). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in March: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Half Moon Bay, Bodega Bay, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Sapphire Hill Winery
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valley of Fire State Park and Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Get some cultural insight at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Overton and see Atlatl Rock, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip builder site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in March, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get in touch with nature at Royal Palms State Beach and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Shotgun House (in Santa Monica), Carpinteria State Beach (in Carpinteria) and Oxnard Beach Park (in Oxnard). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Los Angeles California Temple, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and explore and take pictures at Staples Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In March, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Carpinteria, Oxnard Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach

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