22 days in California, Las Vegas & Kingman Itinerary

22 days in California, Las Vegas & Kingman Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
San Diego
— 5 nights
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
— 1 night
San Jose
— 1 night


San Francisco — 3 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Yosemite National Park — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make a trip to Yosemite Village and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Nevada Falls Loop, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Las Vegas — 2 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 45°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Kingman.
Parks · Shopping · Nature · Historic Sites

Kingman — 2 nights

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum and then make a trip to Cool Springs Station.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kingman trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Kingman takes 2 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get little chillier in Kingman: highs are around 41°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.
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San Diego — 5 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy USS Midway Museum and La Jolla Cove. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Kingman to San Diego takes 6 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kingman in August, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). You will leave for Los Angeles on the 30th (Tue).
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Museums

Los Angeles — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center will thrill your kids. Pack the 1st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planning site.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). You will leave for Cambria on the 3rd (Sat).
Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Cambria — 1 night

Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambria trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Cambria by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cambria, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Jose.
Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches · Parks
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San Jose — 1 night

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Jose trip planner.

Getting from Cambria to San Jose by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Cambria in September, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Jose: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 17°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Mon).
Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

California travel guide

Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Theme Parks
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.