19 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

19 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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1
San Diego
— 3 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights

3
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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.
USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like La Jolla Cove and Gaslamp Quarter. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church, and hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planning website.

Los Angeles to San Diego is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Calico Tanks Trail. Get some cultural insight at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Willow Beach in Fort Mohave (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are warmer (46°C), and nights are a bit warmer (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls and then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park day trip tool.

Drive from Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get little chillier in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: highs are around 40°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls

1
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vernal Fall. On the 28th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then view the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park attractions tool.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 8.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 30°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, get curious at Exploratorium, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier will thrill your kids. Do your shopping at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Third Street Promenade. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 7th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

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

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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

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