7 days in Los Angeles, Palm Springs & Las Vegas Itinerary

7 days in Los Angeles, Palm Springs & Las Vegas Itinerary

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7 days in Los Angeles, Palm Springs & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
2
Palm Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Newark

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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.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online day trip planner .

Newark to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Newark in January, things will get warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 70°F and lows about 49°F. You will leave for Palm Springs on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Explore hidden gems such as Toscana Country Club and Brandini Toffee. Take a break from Palm Springs with a short trip to Heritage Palms Golf Club in Indio, about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: play a few rounds at Desert Princess, wander the streets of El Paseo Shopping District, experience rural life at Sam Cobb Farms, and examine the collection at Palm Springs Air Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs online road trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Outdoors Golf Shopping

Side Trips

Sam Cobb Farms, Desert Princess, Heritage Palms Golf Club, Toscana Country Club, El Paseo Shopping District
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Toscana Country Club ©
Toscana Country Club
Heritage Palms Golf Club ©
Heritage Palms Golf Club
Desert Princess ©
Desert Princess

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton (about 1h 15 min away). There's still lots to do: take in a show at Alibi Las Vegas, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, and get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas planning tool .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Palm Springs in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 59°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Alibi Las Vegas ©
Alibi Las Vegas
Casino at the Venetian ©
Casino at the Venetian

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