18 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

18 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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18 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  27​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Mumbai

3
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.
You've now added University of Southern California to your itinerary. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Los Angeles is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in October, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 82°F and lows about 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Wed), wander the streets of Union Square. Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, then walk around Golden Gate Park, then make a trip to Book Passage, and finally get great views at Twin Peaks.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation maker site .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. You've now added Half Dome to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Wawona tour itinerary planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Wawona by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Wawona: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Pohono Bridge ©
Pohono Bridge

few
hours
San Francisco

San Francisco
To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Wawona to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Wawona in October, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 56°F at night. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, Helicopter Tours, Fremont Street Experience, and other attractions. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas sightseeing planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Fremont Street Experience ©
Fremont Street Experience

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online road trip planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll set off for Monterey on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): cruise along 17-Mile Drive and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey travel route planning site .

Fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get a bit cooler in Monterey: highs are around 70°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes University of Southern California. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally deepen your understanding at University of Southern California.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Monterey to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Monterey in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 82°F and lows reach 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum

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