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

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

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

Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
car:  3​h 30​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
El Portal
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Modesto
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Fairfield
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Oslo, Norway

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Beach and Universal Studios Hollywood. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour itinerary maker tool .

Oslo, Norway to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Oslo to Los Angeles. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Oslo in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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.
To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 5°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
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.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Las Vegas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 29°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park driving holiday planner .

You can take a bus from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, Death Valley National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°C. You will leave for El Portal on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

2
nights
El Portal

El Portal ©
El Portal is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our El Portal itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from Death Valley National Park to El Portal with the Route module. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Death Valley National Park in July; daily highs in El Portal reach 39°C and lows reach 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Modesto.

Things to do in El Portal

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park, Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

3
nights
Modesto

Modesto ©
Modesto, officially the City of Modesto, is the county seat and largest city of Stanislaus County, California, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gold Prospecting Adventures. Kids will appreciate attractions like Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park and Goat Rock Beaches. You'll discover tucked-away gems like McHenry Mansion and Modesto Arch. Change things up with a short trip to Stanislaus River Parks in Knights Ferry (about 44 minutes away). It doesn't end there: delve into the lush surroundings at Inyo National Forest.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Modesto vacation planning website .

You can drive from El Portal to Modesto in 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Modesto are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Modesto

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gold Prospecting Adventures, Inyo National Forest, Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park, Stanislaus River
Highlights from your plan
Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park ©
Inyo National Forest ©
Inyo National Forest
McHenry Mansion ©
McHenry Mansion

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sacramento trip planner .

Getting from Modesto to Sacramento by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Modesto in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Sacramento. On the 9th (Mon), you're off toFairfield.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries Parks Tours

few
hours
Fairfield

Fairfield ©
Fairfield is a city in, and the county seat of, Solano County, California, in the North Bay sub-region of the San Francisco Bay Area. You've now added Jelly Belly Factory Tour to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): get behind the scenes at Jelly Belly Factory Tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Fairfield driving holiday planner.

Getting from Sacramento to Fairfield by car takes about an hour. In July, daytime highs in Fairfield are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fairfield

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Jelly Belly Factory Tour ©
Jelly Belly Factory Tour

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Cable Car Museum and Mission Peak Regional Preserve. Bring the kids along to Japanese Tea Garden and San Francisco Botanical Garden. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Hayward to see Garin Regional Park about 46 minutes away. There's more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and stroll through Fort Funston National Park.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning site .

Getting from Fairfield to San Francisco by car takes about an hour. While traveling from Fairfield, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Mission Peak Regional Preserve, Garin Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Mission Peak Regional Preserve ©
Mission Peak Regional Preserve

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