16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Wellington

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

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

Wellington, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Wellington to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Wellington in November: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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 25th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, and trek along Rim Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 14°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
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 28th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, stop by M&M'S World Las Vegas, then get your game on at The Roller Coaster, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. On the next day, push the limits with an extreme tour, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and then wander the streets of The Strip.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Ghirardelli Square, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, daytime highs in San Francisco are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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