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

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

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

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Singapore

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online day trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to San Francisco is minus 16 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take a stroll through The Strip, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

Make your Las Vegas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Francisco in December, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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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 23rd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Hopi Point, admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, and hike along Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planning tool .

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 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 December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (7°C), and nights are much colder (-11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 32 minutes away. Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and Cabrillo National Monument. Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and stroll through Children's Pool.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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