22 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

22 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights

4
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, shop like a local with The Strip, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary tool.

Edinburgh, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Edinburgh to Las Vegas. Traveling from Edinburgh in July, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:
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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

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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 16th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip website.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be little chillier, around 22°C, while days are cooler, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier, Norton Simon Museum
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

4
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get great views at Twin Peaks, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online tour planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Battery Spencer
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 22:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near South Lake Tahoe: Eagle Rock Hiking Trail (in Homewood), Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks (in Tahoe City) and Five Lakes Creek Trailhead (in Olympic Valley). There's much more to do: soar above the sights with Lake Tahoe Balloons, trek along Mt. Tallac Trail, see the world from above with HeliTahoe, and indulge your senses at Wine Tours From Tahoe.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe day trip site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in South Lake Tahoe to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, Wine Tours From Tahoe, Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, HeliTahoe, Five Lakes Creek Trailhead
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 25:
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Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks ©
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
Lake Tahoe Balloons ©
Lake Tahoe Balloons
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead ©
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead

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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: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online tour planner.

You can take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. In July, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 31:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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