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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Route & dates

Start: Miramar Beach
Drive + 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 + Drive:  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 your shopping at Seaport Village and Catalina Offshore Products. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Midway Museum and Point Loma. Step out of San Diego to go to Oceanside and see Oceanside Pier, which is approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read San Diego itinerary builder site.

Miramar Beach to San Diego is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miramar Beach in June: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 73°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Counts Kustoms and Willow Beach. For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder app.

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). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): trek along South Kaibab Trail, thenget great views at Yaki Point, thentake in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): examine the collection at Kolb Studio and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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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