12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​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
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

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 Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Battlefield Vegas. And it doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and have some family-friendly fun at Dig This.

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Newark to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Newark to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Newark - with highs of 104°F and lows of 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. The adventure continues: trek along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mohave Point, stroll through Rim Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 84°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough 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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Heisler Park and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Huntington Beach Pier (in Huntington Beach) and Angel Stadium of Anaheim (in Anaheim). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Heisler Park, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 23rd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Walking tours

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