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

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

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Route & dates

1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
5
San Luis Obispo
— Few hours
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
7
Monterey
— 1 night
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights

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.
On the 1st (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder.

Durham, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Durham in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip app.

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 difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park travel planning website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Death Valley National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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 6th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel tool.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

few
hours
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Luis Obispo vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in San Luis Obispo. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Outdoors Parks

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall and then tee off at Big Trees Golf Course.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and train from San Luis Obispo to Yosemite National Park in 12.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Luis Obispo in September, with highs in Yosemite National Park at °C and lows at °C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Golf Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): stop by The Cheese Shop.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey itinerary app.

You can do a combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in Monterey dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Nature Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): engage your brain at Exploratorium, thentake a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, thenexamine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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