10 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

10 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Anaheim
— 1 night
Bus:  5 h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h
End: Newark

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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Newark to Las Vegas is an approximately 7- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in December: highs in Las Vegas hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Anaheim takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in December, with highs in Anaheim at 71°F and lows at 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Radiator Springs Racers ©
Radiator Springs Racers

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

You can take a bus from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park in 14.5 hours. Traveling from Anaheim in December, expect Yosemite National Park to be cooler, temps between 46°F and 14°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Winter Sports
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 31st (Tue), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then stroll around Golden Gate Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (59°F), and nights are much hotter (45°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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