22 days in San Francisco, Arizona & Los Angeles Itinerary

22 days in San Francisco, Arizona & Los Angeles Itinerary

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22 days in San Francisco, Arizona & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Belfast
bus + Fly:  15​h
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
+2
subway + Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  14​h 30​min
End: Belfast

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip tool .

Belfast, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and subway. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. While traveling from Belfast, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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 6th (Sat), 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 Grandview Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip app .

Traveling by combination of subway, flight, and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

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

6
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Downtown Disney in Anaheim, approximately 34 minutes away. Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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