14 days in California, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

14 days in California, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, sample the fine beverages at Hotaling & Co., stop by Chinatown, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip itinerary builder.

Hong Kong, China to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Hong Kong to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hong Kong in January: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Family-friendly places like The Strip and Fountains of Bellagio will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Casino at the MGM Grand, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, and enjoy the dining and entertainment at Alibi Las Vegas.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, Las Vegas is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along South Kaibab Trail, take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online route builder.

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 to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica State Beach. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall, watch a film at California Science Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, things will get much warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Parks

Side Trips

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.