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

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

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

Start: Genoa
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 16 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 12 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 13 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Genoa

16
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.
Do your shopping at The Grove and Melrose Trading Post. The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market, Montana Avenue, & more), Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). Pack the 14th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles attractions planner .

Genoa, Italy to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Genoa to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Genoa in January, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Manhattan Beach, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

12
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.
For shopping fun, head to Gaslamp Quarter or Seaport Village. Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Carlsbad (South Carlsbad State Beach & LEGOLAND California) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). Pack the 27th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in San Diego are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Coronado, Carlsbad, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, Niederfrank's
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

13
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.
Shop till you drop at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Get a sense of the local culture at The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson), Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Valley of Fire State Park, Clark County Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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