16 days in San Francisco, Las Vegas & Chicago Itinerary

16 days in San Francisco, Las Vegas & Chicago Itinerary

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16 days in San Francisco, Las Vegas & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to China Beach and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. You'll get in some beach time at Fort Funston National Park and Rockaway Beach. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Montara State Beach in Montara, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Twin Peaks, and take a stroll through North Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco driving holiday planner .

Bengaluru, India to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in August, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Marin Headlands, Rockaway Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor plenty of shopping. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and see a show at Casino at the MGM Grand.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step out of the city life by going to Silver Beach County Park and Willowbrook Wildlife Center. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Whihala Beach Co Park and Grand Mere State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Little Red Schoolhouse (in Willow Springs), Red Oak Nature Center (in Batavia) and Cowles Bog (in Chesterton). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, make a trip to The Magnificent Mile, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field.

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Getting from Las Vegas to Chicago by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Chicago to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Red Oak Nature Center, Silver Beach County Park, Cowles Bog, Willowbrook Wildlife Center, Grand Mere State Park
Highlights from your plan
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog

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