14 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

14 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Alcatraz Island and California Academy of Sciences. Explore hidden gems such as San Francisco Bay and Japanese Tea Garden. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, stroll around Crissy Field, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco route website.

Newark to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Newark in December, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 59°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Los Angeles

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and then put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then get curious at California Science Center, then get your game on at Virtual Room Los Angeles, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Salt Creek Interpretive Trail, then explore the fascinating underground world of Titus Canyon, then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and finally discover the riches below the earth's surface at Eureka Mine. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon and then take in the awesome beauty at Panamint Range.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park tour site.

Getting from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In December, Death Valley National Park is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 56°F and lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail ©
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail
Panamint Range ©
Panamint Range

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Las Vegas

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.
Kids will enjoy Dig This and Mount Charleston. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Axe Monkeys and Room Escape Games. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, have fun at Strip Gun Club, put a fun spin on your tour with Alibi Las Vegas, and have some family-friendly fun at Apocalypse Vegas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 39°F in Las Vegas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Nature · Parks · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Machine Guns Vegas ©
Machine Guns Vegas
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Dig This ©
Dig This

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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.
Kids will enjoy Badger Pass Ski Area and El Capitan. Step off the beaten path and head to Lembert Dome and Lower Yosemite Fall Trail. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and trek along Four Mile Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary maker.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 46°F to lows of 14°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

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