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

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

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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St. Helena
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, stroll through Rim Trail, and walk around Indian Garden.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday site.

London, UK to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 7 hours. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

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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 with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Caesars Palace, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; 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 September, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately Anaheim away. Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, explore the landscape on two wheels at South Bay Bicycle Trail, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect Los Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, and then see the world from above with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Helena online day trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to St. Helena by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in September since evenings lows in St. Helena dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides
Highlights from your plan
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides ©
Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco driving holiday site.

Getting from St. Helena to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from St. Helena in September: highs in San Francisco hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Half Dome, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and trek along Lembert Dome.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park attractions planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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