45 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

45 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

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45 days in San Francisco, Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Ulaanbaatar
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 14 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 14 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 15 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Ulaanbaatar

14
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Mill Valley (Mount Tamalpais State Park & Muir Woods National Monument) and Healdsburg (Jordan Vineyard & Winery & Arista Winery). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, walk around Golden Gate Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Ulaanbaatar to San Francisco. In December, San Francisco is warmer than Ulaanbaatar - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Mill Valley, Healdsburg, Battery Spencer, Aftel Archive of Curious Scents
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

14
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: ClueHoo (in Laguna Beach) and Anaheim (The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, engage your brain at California Science Center, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Fun & Games Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, ClueHoo
Highlights from your plan
Radiator Springs Racers ©
Radiator Springs Racers
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

15
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 Hoover Dam (in Boulder City), Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Bonnie Springs Old Nevada (in Blue Diamond). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, have fun at Gun Garage, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and have some family-friendly fun at Axe Monkeys.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trips

Bonnie Springs Old Nevada, Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Green Valley Range
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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