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

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

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Route & dates

1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
7
Seattle
— 1 night

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. While traveling from Zurich, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

6
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.
On the 23rd (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, get great views at Shoshone Point, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, thentake in breathtaking views at Echo Canyon, and then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Death Valley National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are warmer (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

3
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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 30th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

Take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, wander the streets of SoMa, and steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Fly 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. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: highs in San Francisco hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, thendon't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in November, with highs in Seattle at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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