15 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

15 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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15 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Mission District, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour planning site .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In August, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Manchester - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 2nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect much warmer with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, get interesting insight from Tours, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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