18 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & San Francisco Itinerary

18 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & San Francisco Itinerary

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Drive to Akureyri Airport, Fly to Los Angeles
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly to Akureyri Airport, Drive to Saudarkrokur


Los Angeles — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Oak Canyon Nature Center in Anaheim--about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art, and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker tool.

Saudarkrokur, Iceland to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Saudarkrokur in March, with highs in Los Angeles at 27°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 4 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do your shopping at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and stroll through Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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San Francisco — 6 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach) and San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Union Square, identify plant and animal life at Fort Funston National Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco tour itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
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