18 days in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles County Itinerary

18 days in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles County Itinerary

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18 days in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles County Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  17​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Paris

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Spring Mountains Visitor Center. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Fort Mohave to see Willow Beach about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas journey builder .

Paris, France to Las Vegas is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Paris to Las Vegas. Traveling from Paris in October, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Marshall’s Beach and Sonoma Coast State Beach for some beach relaxation. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Gracianna Winery (in Healdsburg), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, stop by Oxbow Public Market, and kick back and relax at Baker Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Napa, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Gracianna Winery, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

6
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Oak Canyon Nature Center. Do your shopping at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and The Grove. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Virga Gallery (in Laguna Beach), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Newport Beach) and Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Santa Monica Mountains). There's still lots to do: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip website .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Beverly Hills, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Virga Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center

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