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

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

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

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Zen Center will appeal to history buffs. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellers. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Funston National Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip app .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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.
Visit Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles for their historical value. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Malibu (Nicholas Canyon Beach & Zuma Beach). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, stop by Amoeba Music, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and stroll through Santa Monica Bay.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

4
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 plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and see a show at Casino at the MGM Grand.

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

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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