20 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

20 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
3
Pebble Beach
— 2 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 10 nights

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Head to Union Square and City Lights Booksellersfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: get curious at Exploratorium, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip app.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, thenstroll through Four Mile Trail, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Olmsted Point, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, thenview the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pebble Beach.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

2
nights
Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach ©
Pebble Beach is an unincorporated community on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, California. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, identify plant and animal life at Monarch Grove Sanctuary, thenget to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Bird Rock Vista Point and then tee off at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

To find out how to plan a trip to Pebble Beach, use our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Pebble Beach. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Pebble Beach, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Pebble Beach

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links

2
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.
On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at The Mob Museum, thenget a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pebble Beach to Las Vegas. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Pebble Beach in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

10
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Montana Avenue, Third Street Promenade, &more) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Pack the 26th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, examine the collection at GRAMMY Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Hammer Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles sightseeing site.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, around °C, while days are cooler, around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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