8 days in Las Vegas & Oakland Itinerary

8 days in Las Vegas & Oakland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly
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Oakland
— 4 nights
Fly

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Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kids will enjoy Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Mob Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Green Valley Range (in Henderson) and Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas driving holiday planning app.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Las Vegas. In May, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Oakland.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 12:

Oakland

— 4 nights
Kids will enjoy Safari West and Mission San Francisco Solano. Explore Oakland's surroundings by going to Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma), Sonoma (Simraceway Performance Driving Center, Lisa Kristine Gallery Sonoma, &more) and Patrick Amiot (in Sebastopol).

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Oakland day trip planning app.

Getting from Las Vegas to Oakland by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Oakland at 70°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Oakland

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 12 — 16: