8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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8 days in Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  29​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
London

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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 7th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation builder.

London, UK to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 7 hours. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Venice Canals Walkway. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 11th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

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

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