18 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

18 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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18 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Mammoth Lakes
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, have fun at The Little Vegas Chapel, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary app .

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Las Vegas. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 47°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip builder website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for colder days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles visit planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Lembert Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and don't miss a visit to Half Dome.

Planning Mammoth Lakes trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, Mammoth Lakes is colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip builder .

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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