16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Page
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
End: Los Angeles

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 and Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel. Let the collections at Fort McArthur Military Museum and The Disney Gallery capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: The VOID (in Anaheim), Rancho Palos Verdes (Point Vicente Lighthouse & The Point Vicente Interpretive Center) and Newport Beach (Fashion Island & The Wedge). There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Point Fermin Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Salt Creek Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Pacific Marine Mammal Center, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

If you are flying in from Norway, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In September, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rancho Palos Verdes, Newport Beach, Anaheim, Laguna Beach, South Coast Plaza
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Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 ©
Battleship USS Iowa BB-61
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological ©
Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then get engrossed in the history at Clark County Heritage Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Auto Collections, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and finally browse the exhibits of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Clark County Heritage Museum, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

4
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Get outdoors at Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Horseshoe Bend. Bright Angel Point and Navajo Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Explore Page's surroundings by going to Nautilus Rock (in Kanab), Navajo National Monument (in Shonto) and Coyote Buttes (in Big Water). And it doesn't end there: cruise along Cape Royal, Head underground at Waterholes Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, and look for gifts at Big Lake Trading Post.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Page vacation planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Page in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect Page to be little chillier, temps between 35°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Elephant's Feet, Nautilus Rock, Coyote Buttes, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
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Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

2
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of Northern Arizona, take a memorable drive along Oak Creek Vista Point, take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, then view the masterpieces at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Coconino National Forest, immerse yourself in nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, then take in the exciting artwork at Northern Arizona University, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lava River Cave.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Flagstaff takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Page in September, you will find days in Flagstaff are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are cooler (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sedona
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Museum of Northern Arizona ©
Museum of Northern Arizona
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Phoenix Police Museum, examine the collection at Arizona Capitol Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Basilica, see the interesting displays at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting, then view the masterpieces at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Desert Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): view the masterpieces at Wells Fargo Museum, examine the collection at Pueblo Grande Museum, see the interesting displays at Heard Museum, then look for gifts at Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop, and finally take an in-depth tour of Gilbert Historical Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix travel route builder site .

You can drive from Flagstaff to Phoenix in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September, Phoenix is much warmer than Flagstaff - with highs of 43°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Chandler, Gilbert Historical Museum
Highlights from your plan
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Phoenix Police Museum ©
Phoenix Police Museum

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