32 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Las Vegas Itinerary

32 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Las Vegas Itinerary

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32 days in Los Angeles, San Diego & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 10 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 8 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 11 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sydney

10
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.
You've now added Room Escape Games to your itinerary. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Pack the 27th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation builder .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

8
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Encinitas (Leucadia Farmers Market & Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens), Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and LEGOLAND California (in Carlsbad). Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Diego holiday planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in San Diego are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Encinitas, LEGOLAND California, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

11
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boulder City (Tom Devlin's Monster Museum & Hoover Dam), Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Crafthaus Brewery (in Henderson). There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Diego in November: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 23°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trips

Boulder City, Crafthaus Brewery, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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