16 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

16 days in Las Vegas & California Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
San Diego
— 3 nights
Big Bear Lake
— 2 nights
Los Angeles
— 5 nights


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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Caesars Palace, New York New York Casino, and other attractions. The adventure continues: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and meet the residents at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Las Vegas is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in January, expect Las Vegas to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks · Nature
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San Diego

— 3 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.
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park has been added to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Big Bear Lake.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Historic Sites
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Big Bear Lake

— 2 nights
Big Bear Lake is a small city in San Bernardino County, California, located in the San Bernardino Mountains along the south shore of Big Bear Lake, and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. Your day by day itinerary now includes Bear Mountain.

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Traveling by car from San Diego to Big Bear Lake takes 3 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from San Diego in January, with highs in Big Bear Lake at 9°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Big Bear Lake

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

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Los Angeles

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You've now added Six Flags Magic Mountain to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Downtown Disney District, &more). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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You can drive from Big Bear Lake to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Big Bear Lake in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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California travel guide

The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.