15 days in Flagstaff, California Desert & Los Angeles Itinerary

15 days in Flagstaff, California Desert & Los Angeles Itinerary

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15 days in Flagstaff, California Desert & Los Angeles Itinerary

Billund
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Flagstaff
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
Billund

5
days
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bearizona Wildlife Park. Visit Chapel of the Holy Cross and Hermit's Rest for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Grand Canyon National Park (Bright Angel Trail, Lipan Point, & more), Camp Verde (Montezuma Castle National Monument & Out of Africa Wildlife Park) and Center for the New Age (in Sedona). There's more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Flagstaff road trip planner .

Billund, Denmark to Flagstaff is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Billund to Flagstaff, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Billund in March: highs in Flagstaff hover around 13°C, while lows dip to -5°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Flagstaff

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Sedona, Camp Verde, Bearizona Wildlife Park
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
day
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, within the Coachella Valley. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon, and then take in breathtaking views at Indian Canyons.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Palm Springs trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Flagstaff to Palm Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Palm Springs is minus 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in March; daily highs in Palm Springs reach 31°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum

6
days
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Monica Mountains and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 2nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, examine the collection at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and make a trip to Stahl House.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday website .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Palm Springs in March: highs in Los Angeles hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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