9 days in San Diego & Las Vegas Itinerary

9 days in San Diego & Las Vegas Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

Make it your trip
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San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary app.

Los Angeles to San Diego is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In December in San Diego, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

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Las Vegas

— 4 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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Diego in January: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 59°F and lows are around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks · Shopping
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