7 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

7 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive
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San Diego
— 1 night
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly

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Las Vegas

— 2 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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Green Valley Range in Henderson--about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online travel route planner.

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Las Vegas is minus 8 hours. Traveling from London in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Anaheim

— 1 night

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 30th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and then make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney District.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Anaheim road trip planning tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Anaheim by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in December; daily highs in Anaheim reach 25°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks

San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

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 31st (Fri), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Diego in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.