11 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

11 days in Las Vegas, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Kalamazoo

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online day trip planner.

Kalamazoo to Las Vegas is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 104°F, while lows dip to 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

3
nights
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 6th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, walk around Indian Garden, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday builder site.

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 80°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady Queen of Angels, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 66°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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