23 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

23 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive
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Malibu
— Few hours
Drive
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Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive
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San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive
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San Simeon
— Few hours
Drive
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Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Anaheim
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Big Red Bus Company, Universal Studios Hollywood and Griffith Observatory.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Tours · Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Santa Monica

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santa Monica day trip site.

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder days in Santa Monica, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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Malibu

Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Malibu day trip planning site.

Drive from Santa Monica to Malibu in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You will leave for Santa Barbara on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Malibu

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip planning tool.

You can drive from Malibu to Santa Barbara in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santa Barbara when traveling from Malibu in September, with lows around 17°C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Tours

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Luis Obispo trip site.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in San Luis Obispo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You'll set off for San Simeon on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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San Simeon

When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Hearst Castle has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Simeon trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Luis Obispo to San Simeon takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Luis Obispo in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Simeon

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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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. Cannery Row has been added to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from San Simeon to Carmel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Simeon in September: highs in Carmel hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Rides, Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf.

Take the guesswork out of planning a San Francisco vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 39°C and lows about 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Wed) before leaving for Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games

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Anaheim

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park as well as Disney California Adventure Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Anaheim trip website.

Drive from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in Anaheim hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks