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: Ljubljana
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Drive:  8​h
3
Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Ljubljana

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Crissy Field. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, appreciate the history behind The Wave Organ, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip app .

Ljubljana, Slovenia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Ljubljana to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ljubljana in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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, parks, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Tunnel View, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Death Valley National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, historic sites, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, get great views at Dante's View, get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and explore the activities along Badwater Basin.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Death Valley National Park to be much warmer, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower, and shop like a local with The Strip.

Make your Las Vegas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in August since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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