8 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & Denver Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & Denver Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Nashville
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  12 h
3
Denver
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
End: Madisonville

3
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.
Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach). The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, and see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Nashville to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are little chillier, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Oak Canyon Nature Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Pacific Marine Mammal Center
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Denver.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, thencontemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with 16th Street Mall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Denver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Denver. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you will find days in Denver are slightly colder (87°F), and nights are much colder (60°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

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