17 days in Los Angeles, Grand Canyon National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

17 days in Los Angeles, Grand Canyon National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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17 days in Los Angeles, Grand Canyon National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + subway:  8​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  22​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur


6
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.
Visit Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach for some beach relaxation. Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Amoeba Musicfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Montana Avenue). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabrillo Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles tour itinerary builder app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Los Angeles is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Los Angeles is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November, expect nights in Los Angeles to be colder, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
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 14th (Wed), stop by Verkamp's Curios, then look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On your second day here, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, look for gifts at Lookout Studio, and then explore the stunning scenery at Toroweap Point.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation maker app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 14°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Wharf and SoMa. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, wander the streets of The Castro, and take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday maker tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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