18 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

18 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 9 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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'll get in some beach time at Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign & Santa Monica Farmers Market) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

San Francisco to Los Angeles is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Theme Parks

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Santa Barbara Zoo and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santa Barbara when traveling from Los Angeles in November, with lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 9th (Mon): ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

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Traveling by flight from Santa Barbara to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Marina State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and finally take in the waterfront at Carmel Beach Boardwalk.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Monterey day trip website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Sonoma Coast State Beach and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Half Moon Bay (Pelican Point Beach, Miramar Beach, &more), Spirit Works Distillery (in Sebastopol) and Bodega Dunes (in Bodega). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, sample the tasty concoctions at Anchor Brewing Company, get curious at Exploratorium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach State Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in November, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Bodega Dunes
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