21 days in California, Las Vegas & Boulder City Itinerary

21 days in California, Las Vegas & Boulder City Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Merced
— 2 nights
3
Tulare
— 1 night
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
5
Boulder City
— 2 nights
6
Anaheim
— 5 nights
7
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
8
San Francisco
— 1 night

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Alcatraz Island and Japanese Tea Garden make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and walk around Crissy Field.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Merced.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
Merced

Merced ©
Merced is a city in, and the county seat of, Merced County in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. On the 13th (Sat), explore the activities along Lake Yosemite, take an in-depth tour of Merced County Courthouse Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Merced National Wildlife Refuge. On the next day, examine the collection at Mariposa Museum and History Center and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Merced online holiday planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Merced in 2.5 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Merced to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are much hotter, around °C. You'll set off for Tulare on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Merced

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Mariposa Museum and History Center
Highlights from your plan
Merced National Wildlife Refuge ©
Merced National Wildlife Refuge
River Rafting & Tubing
Merced County Courthouse Museum ©
Merced County Courthouse Museum

1
night
Tulare

Tulare ©
Tulare is a city in Tulare County, California. On the 15th (Mon), have fun and explore at ImagineU Children's Museum and then revel in the low prices at Tulare Outlet Center. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Sequoia National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tulare holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Merced to Tulare takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Tulare can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Tulare

Nature Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Visalia
Highlights from your plan
Sequoia National Park ©
Sequoia National Park
ImagineU Children's Museum ©
ImagineU Children's Museum
Tulare Outlet Center ©
Tulare Outlet Center

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, thendon't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at The Roller Coaster and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Tulare to Las Vegas with the Route module. Traveling from Tulare in July, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Boulder City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

2
nights
Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Boulder City tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Boulder City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Anaheim.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum ©
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

5
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will thrill your kids. When in Anaheim, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Dana Point, approximately Dana Point away. Pack the 24th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Knott's Berry Farm. There's more to do: discover the magic at Downtown Disney and catch some excitement at Star Wars Launch Bay.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Anaheim road trip planning app.

Getting from Boulder City to Anaheim by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Boulder City in July, expect Anaheim to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Knott's Berry Farm
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): engage your brain at Camera Obscura, thenget to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, and finally take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica trip maker site.

Getting from Anaheim to Santa Monica by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Anaheim in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Santa Monica: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stroll around Golden Gate Park, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, and then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: catch a live event at Oracle Park and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder site.

You can fly from Santa Monica to San Francisco in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Santa Monica in July, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
Oracle Park ©
Oracle Park

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