12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Munich

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): shop like a local with The Strip, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

Munich, Germany to Las Vegas is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Munich in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): look for gifts at Lookout Studio and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio and then trek along Rim Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; 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 August, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix and then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix tour site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Phoenix to be warmer, temps between 48°C and 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix ©

2
nights
San Diego

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond and then stroll through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego holiday maker app .

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in August, you will find days in San Diego are much colder (30°C), and nights are little chillier (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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