16 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

16 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Start: Santiago
Fly:  15 h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  7 h
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h
End: Santiago

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Santiago, Chile to Los Angeles is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago to Los Angeles is minus 4 hours. November in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

1
night
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Price Anniversary House - Price Historical Park, identify plant and animal life at Monarch Butterfly Grove, and then take in the waterfront at Pismo Pier.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pismo Beach trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Pismo Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Pismo Beach when traveling from Los Angeles in November, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Pismo Pier ©
Pismo Pier
Price Anniversary House - Price Historical Park ©

1
night
Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 16th (Mon), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then take a stroll through Old Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey online day trip planner.

You can drive from Pismo Beach to Monterey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. While traveling from Pismo Beach, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Old Fisherman's Wharf ©
Old Fisherman's Wharf

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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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip app.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (14°C), and nights are cooler (-8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 23rd (Mon), make a trip to Tunnel Log and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be much hotter, around 6°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. In November in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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