26 days in Las Vegas, California & New York City Itinerary

26 days in Las Vegas, California & New York City Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
4
Carmel
— 2 nights
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
7
San Diego
— 2 nights
8
New York City
— 5 nights

5
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 in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave), Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planner.

Pune, India to Las Vegas is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 13.5 hours traveling from Pune to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 46°C in June, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 27th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mary, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mammoth Brewing Company.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes online vacation builder.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get colder in Mammoth Lakes: highs are around 30°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve
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Lake Mary ©
Lake Mary
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve ©
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve
Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin ©
Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin

1
night
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For photos and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 3.5 hours. June in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail ©
Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias

2
nights
Carmel

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. On the 30th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row, then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip planning tool.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 15.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Carmel: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Cannery Row, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Baker Beach, get engrossed in the history at Tenderloin Museum, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Carmel to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Let the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory capture your imagination. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, approximately Santa Monica away. Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary tool.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
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.
On the 9th (Tue), stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get outdoors at Ocean Grove Beach and Point Lookout Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: 8th Ave Jetty (in Asbury Park), Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, wander the streets of Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online holiday planner.

Fly from San Diego to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ocean Grove Beach, Point Lookout Beach, 8th Ave Jetty, Bronx Zoo, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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