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

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

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

Start: Calgary
Fly:  6​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Calgary

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning app .

Calgary, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Calgary in May, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 23rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Los Angeles using our trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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 25th (Sat): try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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