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
Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
End: Los Angeles

2
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.
On the 1st (Sun), hike along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then trek along Rim Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool .

Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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 3rd (Tue), take a stroll through The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
On the 5th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in San Diego hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

9
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Downtown Disney in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town Museum.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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