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: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Orlando

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 17th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Filoli, stop by Nicasio Valley Cheese Company, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Marin Country Mart, and finally admire the masterpieces at Bubble Street Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Pace Art and Technology, take a stroll through The Stanford Shopping Center, and then shop like a local with Allied Arts Guild.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Francisco. In March in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Menlo Park, Nicasio Valley Cheese Company, Stanford Shopping Center, Bubble Street Gallery, Filoli
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Stanford Shopping Center ©
Stanford Shopping Center
Allied Arts Guild ©
Allied Arts Guild
Nicasio Valley  Cheese Company ©
Nicasio Valley Cheese Company

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.
You'll get in some beach time at 1,000 Steps Beach and Salt Creek Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Pasadena and Vroman's Bookstore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Vasquez Rocks Natural Area (in Agua Dulce), Point Mugu State Park (in Point Mugu) and Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach).

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in Los Angeles hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pasadena, Laguna Beach, Point Mugu State Park, Vasquez Rocks Natural Area, Salt Creek Beach
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1,000 Steps Beach ©
1,000 Steps Beach
Point Mugu State Park ©
Point Mugu State Park
Old Pasadena ©
Old Pasadena

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), explore by horseback at McCullough Hills Trail, browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. On your second day here, examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, then buy something for everyone on your list at Fashion Show Mall, then examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, and finally examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas visit planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

McCullough Hills Trail
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Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame

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