9 days in Las Vegas & West Coast Itinerary

9 days in Las Vegas & West Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Las Vegas & West Coast Itinerary

Start: Albany
Fly:  8​h
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Albany

1
night
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 20th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online holiday planner .

Albany to Las Vegas is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Albany to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Albany in January: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 59°F and lows are around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, things will get a bit warmer in San Diego: highs are around 67°F and lows about 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, then explore and take pictures at Staples Center, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip tool .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco route planning app .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are slightly colder, around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle visit planner .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January, Seattle is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 48°F and lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 27th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach day trip app .

Traveling by car from Seattle to Cannon Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. January in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 50°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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