20 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

20 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
San Diego
— 3 nights
Las Vegas
— 3 nights


San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker app.

Berlin, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Yosemite National Park — 5 nights

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.
On the 5th (Tue), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, get great views at Valley View, and hike along Pohono Trail.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are a bit cooler (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Los Angeles — 3 nights

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 Los Angeles to go to Beverly Hills and see Mulholland Drive, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Paley Center for Media, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, don't miss a visit to Two Rodeo Drive, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.
Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

San Diego — 3 nights

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum, and stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online holiday planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Las Vegas — 3 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to fly back home.
Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks · Nature

California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.