13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  6​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Albuquerque
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

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 22nd (Sun): see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. While traveling from Vancouver, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and Museum of International Folk Art. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bandelier National Monument and The Plaza. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Fe (Canyon Road, Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, & more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Albuquerque Old Town, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Tingley Beach, and learn more about the world around you at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque trip itinerary site .

Fly from Los Angeles to Albuquerque in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Albuquerque is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Albuquerque, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Fe, Bandelier National Monument
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Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument

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.
On the 29th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and finally stroll through South Kaibab Trail. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, trek along Rim Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

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Getting from Albuquerque to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Valley of Fire State Park and Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and take in a show at Bellagio Fountains.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

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