17 days in West Coast, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

17 days in West Coast, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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17 days in West Coast, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  19​h
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  8​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
train:  30​min
8
Anaheim
— 1 day
train:  30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Manila, Luzon

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as Universal Studios Hollywood.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Manila to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manila in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (28°C), and nights are colder (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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.
You've added Tuscany Casino, Little Church of the West, Zappos Theater, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): try your luck at Tuscany Casino, then contemplate the long history of Little Church of the West, and then catch a live performance at Zappos Theater. Keep things going the next day: stop by Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Little Church of the West ©
Little Church of the West
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets

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.
Antelope Canyon has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Antelope Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Badwater Basin has been added to your itinerary.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vernal Fall as well as El Capitan.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online road trip planner .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 21°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Boudin at the Wharf as well as Ferry Building Marketplace. Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Shop till you drop at Union Square and City Lights Booksellers. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero, and shop like a local with Ghirardelli Square.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Santa Monica Pier has been added to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary builder .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

1
day
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disney California Adventure Park. On the 8th (Wed), discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim trip itinerary tool .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. May in Anaheim sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as The Getty Center. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Pueblo de Los Angeles and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Griffith Observatory and California Science Center. Enjoy Los Angeles some more: explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and buy something for everyone on your list at Rodeo Drive.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online travel route planner .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Anaheim. On the 12th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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