19 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

19 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

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19 days in Grand Canyon National Park, Los Angeles & New York City Itinerary

Paris
Fly:  33​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
train + Fly:  9​h
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
Paris

6
days
Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from The Abyss, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and hike along Rim Trail.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Paris in December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (7°C), and nights are much colder (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore hidden gems such as Getty Center The Publications and Disney California Adventure Park. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 28th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and admire all the interesting features of STAPLES Center.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, things will get warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 23°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications
Disney California Adventure Park

5
days
New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand central terminal, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in New York City reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park
Empire State Building

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