17 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

17 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

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17 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 13 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Los Angeles

13
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.
Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Third Street Promenadefor some retail therapy. Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point), Santa Monica (Montana Avenue, Santa Monica Mountains, & more) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Ballona Wetlands, and kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Beverly Hills, Robertson Boulevard, Heaps Peak Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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