5 days in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

5 days in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

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5 days in Las Vegas, San Francisco & Yosemite National Park Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  4​h
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

1
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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 16th (Sun), shop like a local with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get your game on at The Roller Coaster.

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Los Angeles to Las Vegas is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 103°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Wave Organ.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip website .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in San Francisco at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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