16 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

16 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Start: London
Train + Fly:  14 h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  14 h 15 min
End: London

3
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Battery Spencer
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and then step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, then admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park, and then get lost in a book at Coronado Public Library.

Plan a San Diego trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Coronado Public Library
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

4
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at The Mirage, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip maker.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 45°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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