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

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

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

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 7 nights
End: San Diego

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 26th (Wed), stop by Racine & Laramie Tobacco Shop. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and then enjoy some diversion at Petco Park.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

If you are flying in from Mongolia, the closest major airports are San Diego International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Palm Springs International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
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Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach

2
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.
On the 29th (Sat), stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get a taste of the local shopping with Hammer Museum, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Getty Center and then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planner .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Third Street Promenade
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Hammer Museum ©
Hammer Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
On the 1st (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas visit planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Midway Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum. Enjoy San Diego some more: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, and examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for much colder days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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