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
Monterey
— 2 nights
3
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
7
Sonoma
— 1 night

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 find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour 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 °C and lows at °C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
Monterey

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): get great views at Ragged Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, snap pictures at Bixby Bridge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monterey online journey planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. September in Monterey sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): stop by Alapay Cellars, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Eldwaylen Ocean Park, thentake a leisurely stroll along Pismo Pier, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Monarch Butterfly Grove.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Pismo Beach day trip app.

You can drive from Monterey to Pismo Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in September: highs in Pismo Beach hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Alapay Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Alapay Cellars ©
Alapay Cellars
Pismo Pier ©
Pismo Pier

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, The Grove and Runyon Canyon Park. Griffith Observatory and Hollywood Walk of Fame are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Pack the 14th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Pismo Beach in September, with lows around °C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Melrose Trading Post ©
Melrose Trading Post

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. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

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You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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. Get outdoors at Tioga Pass and Yosemite Village. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip website.

Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 17.5 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sonoma.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sonoma road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Sonoma takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, Sonoma is somewhat warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sonoma

Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Balloon Rides
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides

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