8 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Richmond
Bus + Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  9 h 45 min
End: Richmond

2
nights
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 20th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Greystone Mansion and Park, then browse the different shops at Glendale Galleria, and then browse the different shops at The Americana at Brand. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Seal Beach, then stroll through Redondo Beach, and then stop by Edelweiss Chocolate Factory.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planning website.

Richmond to Los Angeles is an approximately 10- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train, subway, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Richmond in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 69°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Glendale, Seal Beach, Redondo Beach
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Seal Beach ©
Seal Beach
Greystone Mansion and Park ©
Greystone Mansion and Park
The Americana at Brand ©
The Americana at Brand

1
night
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 22nd (Sun), examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, browse the different shops at Fashion Show Mall, browse the different shops at The Forum Shops at Caesars, then try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Keep things going the next day: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Las Vegas is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 57°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 24th (Tue), browse the different shops at The Americana at Brand and then take in the awesome beauty at Santa Monica Mountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Pacific Marine Mammal Center, then kick back and relax at 1,000 Steps Beach, and then wander the streets of Old Pasadena.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In December, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 69°F and lows of 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Pasadena, Laguna Beach, Santa Monica Mountains, The Americana at Brand
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
1,000 Steps Beach ©
1,000 Steps Beach
Old Pasadena ©
Old Pasadena

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