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

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

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Fly to Grand Canyon North Rim, Drive to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Point. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kolb Studio and Bright Angel History Room. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get great views at Pipe Creek Vista.

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Helsinki, Finland to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 38.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Helsinki in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Tours

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spring Mountains Visitor Center, and then examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; 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. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
On the 11th (Sat), examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then admire the striking features of Marston House Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For maps and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip website.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for colder days in San Diego, with highs around 26°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

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 Santa Monica State Beach and Griffith Observatory. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and California Science Center. Change things up with a short trip to Annenberg Community Beach House in Santa Monica (about 32 minutes away). Pack the 15th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and walk around Greystone Mansion and Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles vacation planning tool.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall, then explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online route planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockaway Beach Wayside, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, view the masterpieces at Bronze Coast Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach journey maker app.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Cannon Beach with the Route module. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pike Place Market and Seahurst Beach Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Alki Beach, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, stop by Chukar Cherries, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cannon Beach to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip