17 days in Las Vegas, Los Angeles & San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

17 days in Las Vegas, Los Angeles & San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

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17 days in Las Vegas, Los Angeles & San Francisco Bay Area Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Calistoga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Milan

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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. There's much more to do: try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas visit planning tool .

Milan, Italy to Las Vegas is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Milan to Las Vegas, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Milan in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 46°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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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 outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and stop by Amoeba Music.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Point Lobos and Carmel River State Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Monterey Bay and Seventeen Mile Drive. Spend the 3rd (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Lovers Point and make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Monterey trip builder app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in Monterey reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Calistoga.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Carmel
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Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 5th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, kick back and relax at Goat Rock Beach, and then indulge your taste buds at Castello di Amorosa. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West and then explore the striking landscape at Bodega Head.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Calistoga trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Calistoga takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. Traveling from Monterey in July, expect nights in Calistoga to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Safari West, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Goat Rock Beach, Bodega Head
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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Safari West ©
Safari West

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like City Lights Booksellers and Grace Cathedral. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take a stroll through Union Square, and play a few rounds at Lincoln Park.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip website .

You can drive from Calistoga to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Calistoga in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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