9 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

9 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Newark

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Relax by the water at Santa Monica State Beach and Manhattan Beach. Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Hermosa Beach Pier in Hermosa Beach, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles attractions planning tool.

Newark to Los Angeles is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Newark, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Titanic and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Overton and see Valley of Fire State Park, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 57°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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