21 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

21 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Start: London
Train + Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Morro Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Bus:  5 h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Train:  6 h 30 min
8
Sonoma
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Subway + Fly + Train:  15 h
End: London

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Japanese Tea Garden as well as Golden Gate Park. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): shop like a local with Union Square. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island and then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in September, with highs in San Francisco at 28°C and lows at 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ragged Point as well as 17-Mile Drive. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): cruise along 17-Mile Drive. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Big Sur
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

1
night
Morro Bay

Morro Bay
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Morro Bay trip planning website.

You can drive from Monterey to Morro Bay in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Monterey in September, expect nights in Morro Bay to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Wineries Outdoors Parks

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Melrose Trading Post, Runyon Canyon Park and Venice Canals Walkway. Get some cultural insight at Griffith Observatory and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Pack the 14th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and shop like a local with Montana Avenue.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip site.

You can drive from Morro Bay to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Morro Bay in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Montana Avenue
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue

4
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.
Shop till you drop at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. On the 18th (Fri), do a day of sightseeing from above with a helicopter tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian
Helicopter Tours

few
hours
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, Death Valley National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. On the 19th (Sat), you're off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glacier Point as well as Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass and then explore the activities along Tenaya Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan and then explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip website.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 6 hours. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 3°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off to Sonoma.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

2
nights
Sonoma

Set in the heart of one of the United States' most esteemed wine-producing regions, just 45 minutes from San Francisco, Sonoma boasts colonial Mexican architecture, including a mission.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sonoma road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Yosemite National Park to Sonoma takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or take a bus. In September, Sonoma is somewhat warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Sonoma

Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Balloon Rides
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides

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