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

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

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Los Angeles
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Santa Monica
— 1 day
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly to Dublin, Train to Cork

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Las Vegas

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try to win big at New York New York Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route maker app.

Cork, Ireland to Las Vegas is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Cork to Las Vegas. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Cork in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 46°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): hike along South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): hike along Bright Angel Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker site.

You can 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. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Santa Monica

— 1 day

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Santa Monica tour itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Monica in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Monica. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Santa Monica are little chillier (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Los Angeles

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): engage your brain at California Science Center, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and finally take a stroll through Hancock Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Original Muscle Beach, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and finally steep yourself in history at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday planning app.

Los Angeles is very close to Santa Monica. Traveling from Santa Monica in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally stroll through Panorama Trail. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel, explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip maker.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in June, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, visit Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: visit SoMa, wander the streets of Chinatown, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, then wander the streets of Nob Hill, and finally admire the landmark architecture of San Francisco City Hall.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Seattle

— 1 night

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 16th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. June in Seattle sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors