5 days in Western US Itinerary

5 days in Western US Itinerary

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5 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
train:  30​min
1
Anaheim
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles

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day
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Anaheim trip planner .

Los Angeles to Anaheim is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip planning site .

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in a show at Bellagio Fountains.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip planning tool .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in March, expect little chillier with lows of 52°F in Las Vegas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and finally take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 65°F by day to 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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