16 days in Anaheim, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

16 days in Anaheim, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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1
Anaheim
— 3 nights
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney, experience the excitement of Star Tours - The Adventures Continue, have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, and identify plant and animal life at Oak Canyon Nature Center.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Anaheim tour planner.

Sydney, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Anaheim due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in December, with highs in Anaheim at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. On the 2nd (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, take in the awesome beauty at Hualapai Hilltop, and get great views at Yaki Point.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Anaheim in January, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Hollywood and Griffith Observatory. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip builder site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 11th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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