19 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

19 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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19 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take a stroll through The Strip, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas. Traveling from Sydney in February, expect nights in Las Vegas to be colder, around 8°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, stroll through Children's Pool, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

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

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planning app .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

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

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): trek along Wawona Meadow. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fly down the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip site .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Valley View ©
Valley View

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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