48 days in Santa Clara & Las Vegas Itinerary

48 days in Santa Clara & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Santa Clara
— 18 nights
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Las Vegas
— 29 nights
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Santa Clara

— 18 nights
Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, California. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pfeiffer State Beach and Scenic Road Walkway. Do your shopping at Ocean Avenue and Stanford Shopping Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Monterey (Monterey Bay, Old Fisherman's Wharf, &more), Half Moon Bay (Cowell Ranch State Beach & Half Moon Bay State Beach) and Big Sur (Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Bixby Bridge, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, steep yourself in history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bridges State Beach, and explore and take pictures at West Cliff Drive.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Clara trip itinerary planning website.

San Francisco to Santa Clara is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Santa Clara can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Clara

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 29 nights

Sin City

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 Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and Downtown Container Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort and The LINQ Promenade. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Searchlight Nugget Casino (in Searchlight), Historic Route 66 Museum (in Kingman) and Laughlin (Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Fashion Show Las Vegas, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and browse for treasures at Gold & Silver Pawn Shop.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas route builder site.

You can fly from Santa Clara to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Clara in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 60°F in Las Vegas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Shopping · Casinos · Museums

Side Trips