9 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

9 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

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9 days in Los Angeles & Las Vegas Itinerary

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Getty Center The Publications and Griffith Observatory. Museum-lovers will get to explore Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, get engrossed in the history at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online itinerary creator.

Newark to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Newark, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 68°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 Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Hermosa Beach Pier
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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.
The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore and learn at The Neon Museum and Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get a bit cooler in Las Vegas: highs are around 56°F and lows about 39°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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