18 days in Los Angeles, Anaheim & Las Vegas Itinerary

18 days in Los Angeles, Anaheim & Las Vegas Itinerary

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18 days in Los Angeles, Anaheim & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  36​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Camera Obscura (in Santa Monica). Pack the 30th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, get curious at California Science Center, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online day trip planner .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum, Manhattan Beach
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

5
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Relax by the water at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Anaheim: Victoria Beach (in Laguna Beach) and Black's Beach (in San Diego). Have a day of magic on the 6th (Fri) at Disneyland Park. Have a day of magic on the 7th (Sat) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's much more to do: laugh and play at Downtown Disney, experience the excitement of Mickey and the Magical Map, and view the masterpieces at The Disney Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Anaheim trip planner .

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

San Diego, Victoria Beach
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Get some cultural insight at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Anaheim to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Helicopter Tours

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