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

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

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

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Stockholm

7
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 The Grove, The Last Bookstore, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, and other attractions. Pack the 24th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles attractions planner .

If you are flying in from Sweden, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, SUR Lounge
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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. When traveling from Las Vegas in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 7°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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
For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online attractions planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 5th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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