5 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

5 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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5 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
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San Francisco
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 19th (Mon), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour planner .

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
night
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. On the 20th (Tue), get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View and then trek along Mariposa Grove.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Wawona trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect much hotter days and about the same nights in Wawona, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Wawona

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

1
night
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.
On the 21st (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wawona to Las Vegas. Traveling from Wawona in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Las Vegas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at The Getty Center and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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