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

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

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1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Point and Grace Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at VJB Cellars and Cable Car Museum. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Lynmar Estate Winery (in Sebastopol), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, and walk around Presidio of San Francisco.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Dunedin, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 20 hours. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Lynmar Estate Winery, Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, VJB Cellars
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VJB Cellars ©
VJB Cellars
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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.
Get in touch with nature at Valley of Fire State Park and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Get a sense of the local culture at Shelby American Inc and Counts Kustoms. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, and make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

5
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.
Visit The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Venice Canals Walkway for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and The Broad. Venture out of the city with trips to South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad), Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach) and Newport Beach (in Newport Beach). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, stroll through Santa Monica Bay, and see the interesting displays at America Tropical Interpretive Center.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles attractions site.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, South Carlsbad State Beach, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Crystal Cove, Newport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

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