23 days in San Francisco, Las Vegas & San Diego Itinerary

23 days in San Francisco, Las Vegas & San Diego Itinerary

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23 days in San Francisco, Las Vegas & San Diego Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 7 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Sydney

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Union Square, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Food Tours (in Los Angeles) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Francisco in December, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trips

Food Tours, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at Old Town Model Railroad Depot, and admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip app .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect San Diego to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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