21 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

21 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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21 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Guwahati
taxi + Fly:  30​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  28​h
End: Guwahati

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Popular historic sites such as La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and Hollywood Forever Cemetery are in your itinerary. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town Museum, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Guwahati, India to Los Angeles is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 13 hours. In September in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

5
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and Children's Pool. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Let the collections at The Mob Museum and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Point Lobos State Reserve and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Carmel vacation maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Carmel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Carmel to be a bit cooler, around 15°C, while days are colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Exploratorium and Alcatraz Island. Relax by the water at China Beach and Point Isabel. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at de Young Museum, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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