17 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

17 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 1 night
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shelby American Inc and Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Counts Kustoms and The Mob Museum. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy some diversion at The Range 702, and wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planning tool.

Athens, Greece to Las Vegas is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Athens in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

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San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
On the 18th (Mon), see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and then examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums

3
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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Let the collections at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and California Science Center capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Petersen Automotive Museum and The Getty Center. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, stop by Amoeba Music, shop like a local with The Grove, and don't miss a visit to Two Rodeo Drive.

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Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trips

3
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bodie State Historic Park and Yosemite, Tunnel View. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Tioga Pass, trek along Panorama Trail, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

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St. Helena

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): savor the flavors at Castello di Amorosa, do a tasting at VGS Chateau Potelle, learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, then do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, and finally do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Helena route planning app.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to St. Helena in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect St. Helena to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and California Academy of Sciences. The adventure continues: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Chinatown, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning website.

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. When traveling from St. Helena in October, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.