16 days in California, Las Vegas & Orem Itinerary

16 days in California, Las Vegas & Orem Itinerary

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16 days in California, Las Vegas & Orem Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Orem
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8 h 15 min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Kuwait City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church, hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then shop like a local with Spanish Village Art Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego online holiday planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to San Diego is an approximately 22.5-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 moving from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 11 hours. In October, San Diego is little chillier than Kuwait City - with highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

4
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Half Dome. There's much more to do: stroll through North Dome, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes road trip planning app .

Fly from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Diego in October, plan for slightly colder days in Mammoth Lakes, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip planner.

Fly from Mammoth Lakes to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Orem.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Orem

Orem ©
Orem is a city in Utah County, Utah, United States, in the north-central part of the state. On the 22nd (Tue), make a trip to Roots of Knowledge and then ride a horse along American Fork Canyon.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Orem online trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Las Vegas to Orem. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Orem due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for little chillier days in Orem, with highs around 21°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Orem

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

American Fork Canyon
Highlights from your plan
American Fork Canyon ©
American Fork Canyon
Roots of Knowledge ©
Roots of Knowledge

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium, then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, and then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Orem to San Francisco. The time zone difference when traveling from Orem to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. In October, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Orem - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove. On the next day, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then view the masterpieces at Hammer Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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