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

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

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

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

Start: Canberra
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Canberra

4
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.
The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Malibu (Zuma Beach & Nicholas Canyon Beach). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, examine the collection at The Nethercutt Collection, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker app .

Canberra, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Canberra to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Canberra in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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.
The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (47°C), and nights are a bit warmer (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Fort Funston National Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and de Young Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Patrick Amiot (in Sebastopol). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take a stroll through SoMa, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Patrick Amiot, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

Similar Plans

19 days in Las Vegas, California & Hawaii BY A USER FROM ISRAEL March, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM BRAZIL September, culture, beaches, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & California BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM JAPAN March, popular sights PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 19 days in San Francisco & Yosemite National Park BY A USER FROM ISRAEL September, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 17 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans