10 days in San Francisco, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

10 days in San Francisco, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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10 days in San Francisco, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Toronto

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): make a trip to Lombard Street and then catch a ride on Cable Cars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder site .

Toronto, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
On the 6th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Nightlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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