33 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

33 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

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33 days in West Coast & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Portland
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

9
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Marin Headlands. Get some historical perspective at Presidio of San Francisco and Twin Peaks. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Wine Tours & Tastings (in Healdsburg), VJB Cellars (in Kenwood) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and hike along Lands End.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco driving holiday planner .

Copenhagen, Denmark to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Copenhagen in March: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Wine Tours & Tastings, Marin Headlands, Fog Crest Vineyard, California State Railroad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Dolphin & Whale Watching

8
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.
The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Newport Beach (Newport Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching), Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano) and Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Broad, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Newport Beach, All Saints' Episcopal Church, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then shop like a local with The Strip. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas attractions planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

6
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Point Loma. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine), Temecula (Old Town Temecula & Wine Tours & Tastings) and Galleta Meadows (in Borrego Springs). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park, and appreciate the history behind The Unconditional Surrender.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Temecula, Borrego Springs, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park ©
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

6
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fort Clatsop National Memorial and The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks. Get a sense of the local culture at Columbia River Highway and Oregon Historical Society. Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Hood (in Hood River) and Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl (in Government Camp). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Willamette Valley, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tabor Park, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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You can fly from San Diego to Portland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Diego in April; daily highs in Portland reach 20°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Astoria, Mount Hood, Mt. Hood Adventure Park at Skibowl, Columbia River Highway
Highlights from your plan
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley

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