22 days in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

22 days in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

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22 days in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Christchurch

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas route site .

Christchurch, New Zealand to Las Vegas is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Christchurch to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Christchurch in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 4th (Tue) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ride on Cable Cars, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 9th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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