8 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & Denver Itinerary

8 days in Los Angeles, Las Vegas & Denver Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Fly to Nashville International Airport, Drive to Madisonville


Los Angeles

— 3 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach) and Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation maker tool.

Nashville to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (83°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Denver.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums


— 1 night

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with 16th Street Mall.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Denver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Denver. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you will find days in Denver are slightly colder (87°F), and nights are much colder (60°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods