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

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

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

Make it your trip
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to London

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Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try your luck at New York New York Casino, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas journey builder website.

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from London to Las Vegas, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: San Diego (Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA) & USS Midway Museum) and Anaheim (Downtown Disney District, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
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 13th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature