12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Palm Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: Zurich

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Beverly Hills Tours, Santa Monica Bay, Paramount Pictures - Studio Tours, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to see Santa Monica Farmers Market about 36 minutes away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planning app .

Zurich, Switzerland to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Zurich in April, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

few
hours
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 3rd (Fri), look for gifts at Lookout Studio and then examine the collection at Kolb Studio.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 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. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

3
nights
Los Angeles

You've added Dolphin & Whale Watching, Griffith Observatory, Rodeo Drive, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Malibu Pier, Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

few
hours
Palm Springs

Palm Springs
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Palm Springs online route planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Palm Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect Palm Springs to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 22°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Palm Springs

Outdoors Parks Golf

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel route planning website .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs in May, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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