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

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

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

Start: Dunedin
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  58​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Dunedin

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

Dunedin, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -20 hour difference. In October in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 5th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, shop like a local with The Strip, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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