16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Train:  30​min
5
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Dubai

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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Downtown Disney & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and tour the pleasant surroundings at 26-Mile Bike Path.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel route planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Los Angeles is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. You'll gain 12 hours traveling from Dubai to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect Los Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas sightseeing planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Las Vegas to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, then get great views at Mather Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online visit planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Attractions like La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and The Grove make great kid-friendly stops. See some other sides of Los Angeles: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, and admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Los Angeles is warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Wed).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Nature Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get in on the family fun at Knott's Berry Farm. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip builder app .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Mission San Juan Capistrano, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Knott's Berry Farm
Highlights from your plan
Knott's Berry Farm ©
Knott's Berry Farm
Redwood Creek Challenge Trail ©
Redwood Creek Challenge Trail
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

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