7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Seattle
Drive:  16​h 15​min
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  24​h 30​min
Seattle

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Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Big Sur road trip planning tool .

Seattle to Big Sur is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Seattle in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Big Sur: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 43°F at night. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Big Sur

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Monica Beach as well as Six Flags Magic Mountain. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach and then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip site .

Getting from Big Sur to Los Angeles by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Big Sur in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 68°F and lows at 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Tue) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Six Flags Magic Mountain
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Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier

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day
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
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 19th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas journey planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 56°F and lows reach 39°F. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games
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Paris Las Vegas ©
Paris Las Vegas

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, and then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (43°F), and nights are much colder (15°F). On the 21st (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Nightlife
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

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