15 days in California, Arizona & Nevada Itinerary

15 days in California, Arizona & Nevada Itinerary

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15 days in California, Arizona & Nevada Itinerary

Start: Billund
Fly:  16​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Carmel
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Billund

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco travel route planner.

Billund, Denmark to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Billund to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Billund in March, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach

1
night
Carmel

Carmel
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): stroll through Point Lobos State Reserve.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Carmel trip builder site .

Drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. March in Carmel sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Carmel

#Trails, #Parks, #Nature

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Family-friendly places like Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Mission Beach Park will thrill your kids. Get outdoors at La Jolla Cove and San Diego Zoo. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Black's Beach and stroll through Children's Pool.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Diego sightseeing tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Carmel to San Diego takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Carmel in March; daily highs in San Diego reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

1
night
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 27th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles vacation builder app .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Grandview Point. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (16°C), and nights are colder (-6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
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.
On the 1st (Sun), try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): try to win big at The Mirage, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March: highs in Las Vegas hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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