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

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

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

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
End: Los Angeles

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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 29th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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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 30th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and SS. Peter and Paul Church. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, hunt for treasures at Heart of the City Farmers' Market, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online vacation planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Take a break from the city and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Oak Canyon Nature Center. Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Montana Avenue, Third Street Promenade, & more). Explore Los Angeles further: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Nature Parks Theme Parks

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Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center

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