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

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

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

Start: Kirkenes
Fly:  26​h
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Kirkenes

4
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.
Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Overton (Atlatl Rock & Valley of Fire State Park) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas planner .

Kirkenes, Norway to Las Vegas is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Kirkenes in April, with highs in Las Vegas at 31°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Overton, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
New York New York Casino ©
New York New York Casino
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville), Modus Operandi Cellars (in St. Helena) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Union Square, don't miss a visit to Nob Hill, and take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Tours

Side Trips

Modus Operandi Cellars, Wine Tours & Tastings, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Do your shopping at Montana Avenue and Amoeba Music. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery are in your itinerary. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). Pack the 9th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles travel route planning tool .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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