22 days in California & Las Vegas Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
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Santa Monica
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ghirardelli Square. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take a stroll through Chinatown, and take some stellar pictures from Golden Gate View Point.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 15 hours. In June, San Francisco is colder than Ho Chi Minh City - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 6 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Half Dome, hike along Four Mile Trail, stroll through Cathedral Lake Trail, and get great views at Valley View.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip site.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.
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South Lake Tahoe — 2 nights

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.
On the 20th (Tue), stroll through Pope Beach and then kick back and relax at El Dorado Beach. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Kiva Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baldwin Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Meeks Bay Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe takes 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in South Lake Tahoe can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to fly to Santa Monica.
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Santa Monica — 2 nights

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Will Rogers Memorial Park, then view the masterpieces at Annenberg Community Beach House, then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and finally take a stroll through Montana Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Beverly Gardens Park, don't miss a visit to Two Rodeo Drive, look for gifts at Edelweiss Chocolate Factory, then contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Santa Monica day trip site.

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Santa Monica by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June, Santa Monica is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.
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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach. Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and Marston House Museum. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mission Beach Park, walk around Balboa Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego online road trip planner.

Getting from Santa Monica to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort and Barneys New York. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take a memorable tour with Tours, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 46°C, while lows dip to 29°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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California travel guide

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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.
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