10 days in San Diego, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

10 days in San Diego, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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10 days in San Diego, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Miramar Beach
Fly:  8​h
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Miramar Beach

3
nights
San Diego

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Midway Museum and Oceanside Pier. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, stop by Catalina Offshore Products, appreciate the extensive heritage of Point Loma, and make a trip to Seaport Village.

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Fort Walton Beach to San Diego is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Fort Walton Beach in June, things will get little chillier in San Diego: highs are around 73°F and lows about 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

3
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.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

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You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (103°F), and nights are a bit warmer (77°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

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 8th (Sat), hike along South Kaibab Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Kolb Studio and then trek along Rim Trail.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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