15 days in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas & San Francisco Itinerary

15 days in Salt Lake City, Las Vegas & San Francisco Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Salt Lake City — 4 nights

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
For shopping fun, head to Park City Sport on Main or Park City Main Street Historic District. Kids will enjoy Rocky Mountain Outfitters and Temple Square. Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Timpanogos Cave National Monument (in American Fork) and Deer Valley Resort (in Heber City). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, get a taste of the local shopping with Art at the Main Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, and ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary builder site.

Brussels, Belgium to Salt Lake City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Brussels to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in August: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.
Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Las Vegas — 3 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Strip and Willow Beach. Head to The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort and The Forum Shops at Caesarsfor some retail therapy. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston) and Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum (in Boulder City). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas visit planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites
Side Trips

San Francisco — 6 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Bodega Dunes. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Manresa State Beach (in Aptos), Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Elkhorn Slough Safari (in Moss Landing). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be little chillier, around 17°C, while days are cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Side Trips