8 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

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8 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: College Station
Fly:  7​h
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: College Station

5
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.
Let the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory capture your imagination. Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Playa Del Rey Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planner .

College Station to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from College Station in May, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 75°F and lows about 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 64°F. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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