15 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

15 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & Utah Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Springdale
— 2 nights
Drive to St George Municipal Airport, Fly to Wellington International Airport

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Los Angeles

— 5 nights

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.
St. Andrew Church and The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Citadel Outlets and Norton Simon Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Ontario Mills (in Ontario), Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Laguna Beach (Kush Fine Art Laguna Beach Gallery & Ruth Mayer Gallery). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with Universal CityWalk Hollywood, view the masterpieces at Revolver Gallery, look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, and buy something for everyone on your list at Irvine Spectrum Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles visit planner.

Wellington, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -20 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Wellington in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 5 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore hidden gems such as Wreck Room and St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. For shopping fun, head to Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas or Downtown Container Park. There's lots more to do: have fun at Las Vegas Shooting Center, buy something for everyone on your list at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and try your luck at Palazzo Resort Casino.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (46°C), and nights are a bit warmer (29°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Springdale.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Shopping · Tours · Casinos

Side Trip

Springdale

— 2 nights
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows and then trek along Angel's Landing. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Springdale road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Springdale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Springdale, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Springdale

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.