7 days in Santa Barbara & Las Vegas Itinerary

7 days in Santa Barbara & Las Vegas Itinerary

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7 days in Santa Barbara & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: San Francisco

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Carpinteria State Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and then learn about winemaking at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Santa Barbara trip itinerary builder .

San Francisco to Santa Barbara is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Ynez, Carpinteria State Beach
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Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery ©
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Casino at the Venetian and The Forum Shops at Caesars. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Fort Mohave and see Willow Beach, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Spend the 29th (Sat) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Flowers, and have some family-friendly fun at Sin City Smash.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas sightseeing tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in June: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 103°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Willow Beach
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Willow Beach ©
Willow Beach
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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