Plan California & Arizona - My Bits and Parts


Some quick notes on our trip :)

Route : Las Vegas - Arizona - San Diego - Los Angeles

Dates : 25th November, 2019  to 3rd December, 2019 ( March - May / September - Early November)

Places visited in chronological order:

Day 1. Started from Dallas and landed in Las Vegas   - Spirit Airways , Hotel Excalibur (Stay), Explored different Hotel casinos in Vegas

Day 2. Woke up at 4 am to start 2 days tour to Arizona - https://www.taketours.com/ ( Package we selected as per our convenience )

Day 3. We returned at 5 pm from the tour and explored Vegas - Hotel Bellagio (Stay), Fremont street, High rollers.

Day 4. Woke up and checked out, had delicious food at hotel Tamba &  explored Las Vegas until our flight to San Diego in the evening.
Reached San Diego & picked up our car with Avis Car renters. Drove to our Airbnb.

Day 5. Started early & explored San Diego sea port . Visited Sea world the same day.

Day 6. Drive to Los Angeles. Explore beaches & spots between San Diego & LA.
On the same day we covered Hollywood Sign - Griffith observatory & Hollywood walk of fame.
We checked in at our Airbnb.

Day 7. Started early & spent the whole day at Disney land LA. You can take an express pass incase you want to skip the long queue.

Day 8. Spent the whole day at Universal studios LA. Had taken an express pass helped us skip the big waiting queues and cover maximum of it.

Day 9. Relaxed morning on the day of home return. Visited Santa Monica Pier. Had delicious Indian cuisine at Ritas.
Reached the airport, returned our car rented. Back to bae - Dallas at 12 am.

Few important notes:

Eateries -
Masala express, Tamba, Sea Thai - Vegas
Taste of Thai - San Diego
Thai Paradies, Ritas Gate of India - Los Angeles

Must Visit places - 
Upper antelope Grand Canyon, Horse shoe bend - Arizona
Fremont Street - Vegas
Sea port village, Sea world - San Diego
Universal Studio, Disney land, Santa Monica Pier, Beaches - Los Angeles

Other Suggestions - 
Check the weather before you start and plan your clothing accordingly.
Tours are the most convenient and less hectic way to explore Arizona.
Airbnb is the best stay way in San Diego & Los Angeles.
Do not miss visiting beaches in LA & Hotels in Vegas.
Approximate per person expenditure for this tour was $1500 - $1600. You can share an additional paid luggage between two people if you plan to go on > 4 days trip.
You can save if you book tickets for flight, amusement parks & hotels well in advance.

Comment for any queries, suggestions or thoughts.

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