26 days in California, Arizona & Utah Itinerary

26 days in California, Arizona & Utah Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Phoenix
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Park City
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park), Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 29th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For ratings and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Los Angeles, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums

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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
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San Diego

San Diego ©

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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Diego online vacation planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Nature

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Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
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Playground
Balboa Park
4.8

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center, then get outside with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at McDowell Sonoran Preserve. On the next day, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix visit planner.

Fly from San Diego to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Phoenix. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

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Must see
Off-Road Tours
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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: make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Hopi Point, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. In January, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than Phoenix - with highs of 7°C and lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Park City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
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Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Get out of town with these interesting Park City side-trips: Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville), North Forty Escapes (in Oakley) and Alta Ski Area (in Alta). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Ski Butlers Park City, get interesting insight from Tours, sample the fine beverages at High West Distillery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jupiter Peak.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Park City itinerary maker app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Park City by car takes about 9 hours. In January, Park City is a bit cooler than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 0°C and lows of -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Wildlife

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Ski Area
Alta Ski Area
4.7

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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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River.

Before you visit Yosemite National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Park City to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Park City to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Park City in January, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (7°C), and nights are about the same (-12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports
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Geologic Formation
Half Dome
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Waterfall
Vernal Fall
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

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, examine the collection at Exploratorium, stop by Fisherman's Wharf, and make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Science Museum
Exploratorium
4.6

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