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

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

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Las Vegas
— 3 nights


San Francisco — 5 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge are in your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Union Square or Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Rosa (Charles M. Schulz Museum & Safari West), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). There's still lots to do: engage your brain at Exploratorium, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, view the masterpieces at Patrick Amiot, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder.

If you are flying in from Colombia, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Side Trips

Los Angeles — 6 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Annenberg Community Beach House. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Santa Monica Bay and Santa Monica State Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Beverly Hills (Rodeo Drive & Mulholland Drive) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, view the masterpieces at Hammer Museum, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In May, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
Museums · Shopping · Theme Parks · Outdoors
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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort. The Mob Museum and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson), Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Tom Devlin's Monster Museum) and Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and stroll through Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nature
Side Trips