20 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

20 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Sacramento
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Luis Obispo
— 1 day
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: stroll through Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco online sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. In October in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©

River City

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): grab your bike and head to American River Bicycle Trail, then examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, and then learn about winemaking at The Undergound Tasting Room.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to Sacramento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Sacramento: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sacramento

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
The Undergound Tasting Room ©
The Undergound Tasting Room

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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.
On the 14th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally get great views at Washburn Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Tioga Pass, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Sacramento to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Sacramento in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are much colder (-2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Montana de Oro State Park and then explore the striking landscape at Morro Rock.

You can plan San Luis Obispo trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Luis Obispo in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in San Luis Obispo to be warmer, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Montana de Oro State Park ©
Montana de Oro State Park

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San Diego

San Diego ©

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 17th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: try out the rides at SeaWorld San Diego.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Diego road trip planner.

Drive from San Luis Obispo to San Diego in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in October, San Diego is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then get your game on at The Roller Coaster, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip tool.

You can drive from San Diego to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Dana Point (about 40 minutes away). Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Tue) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's still lots to do: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and laugh and play at Downtown Disney.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Anaheim sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Anaheim takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Pack the 24th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and get curious at California Science Center.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Los Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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