8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
End: Los Angeles

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 3rd (Wed), look for gifts at Psychic Readings by Nirup and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip app .

Phoenix to Sedona is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Phoenix in April, things will get little chillier in Sedona: highs are around 72°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Psychic Readings by Nirup ©
Psychic Readings by Nirup

1
night
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 4th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park route planner .

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in April, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Parks
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. On your second day here, shop like a local with The Strip.

To find out how to plan a trip to Las Vegas, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
On the 8th (Mon), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then appreciate the history behind Guitar Center, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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