20 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

20 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey maker

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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Hoover Dam) and Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder website.

Gibraltar, Gibraltar to Las Vegas is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. When traveling from Gibraltar in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
On the 16th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Diego journey planning website.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

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 Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online visit planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are much colder (-2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, visit Fisherman's Wharf, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco route builder tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
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.