26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
3
Anaheim
— 7 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
7
San Francisco
— 5 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, thentake a stroll through Rodeo Drive, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool.

Anaheim to Los Angeles is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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 24th (Thu), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Marston House Museum, thentake in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center, thencontemplate the long history of Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, and finally shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

For maps and tourist information, go to the San Diego road trip planning website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. December in San Diego sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

7
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Let the collections at Palm Springs Air Museum and The Disney Gallery capture your imagination. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney. Get out of town with these interesting Anaheim side-trips: Calico Ghost Town (in Yermo), Laguna Beach (Virga Gallery & Crystal Cove) and Palm Springs (VillageFest & Palm Springs Art Museum). There's lots more to do: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park, take an in-depth tour of Founder's Park, take a stroll through Little Arabia District, and explore the world behind art at Huntington Beach Art Center.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim road trip website.

Drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Anaheim sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Palm Springs, Laguna Beach, Calico Ghost Town, Newport Beach, El Paseo Shopping District
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 3rd (Sun), see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum, thenshop like a local with The Grove, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online trip maker.

Getting from Anaheim to Los Angeles by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip maker website.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art ©
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, thenadmire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, thentake in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online visit planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and California Academy of Sciences. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and learn about all things military at USS Pampanito.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and subway. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around °C, while nights are much hotter with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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