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: Moncton
Fly:  12​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Monterey
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Drive:  8​h
7
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Moncton

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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.
For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker tool .

Moncton, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Moncton to Los Angeles is minus 4 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Moncton in April: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites

Side Trip

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
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BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir ©
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Plan a trip to Santa Monica easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in Santa Monica are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). You'll set off for Santa Barbara on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Santa Barbara is known for historic sites, museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Cold Spring Tavern.

To plan Santa Barbara vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in April, Santa Barbara is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. On the 19th (Fri), you're off toMonterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Nature Parks
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Cold Spring Tavern ©
Cold Spring Tavern

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hours
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Monterey travel route planner.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Monterey by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Santa Barbara in April, you will find days in Monterey are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). You will leave for San Francisco on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Tours

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel route planner.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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Yosemite National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, and then hike along May Lake Trailhead. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip maker website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Yosemite Valley Loop Trail ©
Yosemite Valley Loop Trail

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Charcoal Kilns, then take in the awesome beauty at Panamint Range, and then explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, Head underground at Titus Canyon, and then explore the activities along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park attractions app .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 29°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail ©
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail
Panamint Range ©
Panamint Range

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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 28th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Las Vegas Temple and then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip planning website .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 16°C. You will leave for home on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Casinos Fun & Games
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