8 days in Las Vegas, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

8 days in Las Vegas, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

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8 days in Las Vegas, Los Angeles & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Las Vegas

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Stratosphere Tower, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and don't miss a visit to The Strip.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas vacation planner .

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airports are McCarran International Airport and Laughlin Bullhead International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
On the 25th (Wed), discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
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 27th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco attractions planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (17°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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