18 days in California, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

18 days in California, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, Head underground at Bronson Caves, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip app.

Singapore, Singapore to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Singapore to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Singapore, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 19th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation planning site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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 21st (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Tusayan Museum, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in a show at Hopi House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (14°C), and nights are much colder (-6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. When in Yosemite National Park, make a side trip to see June Lake Brewing in June Lake, approximately June Lake away. And it doesn't end there: trek along Mariposa Grove, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Legion of Honor. Popular historic sites such as Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, engage your brain at Exploratorium, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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