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

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

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

Start: Chennai
Fly + subway:  25​h
1
Napa
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
5
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Chennai

1
day
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
On the 2nd (Thu), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Napa road trip planning website .

Chennai, India to Napa is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Chennai to Napa. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Chennai in May: high temperatures in Napa hover around 27°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
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, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crissy Field, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Napa to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Napa in May: highs in San Francisco hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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.
Spend the 8th (Wed) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along May Lake Trailhead, take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls, and look for all kinds of wild species at North Dome.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 1°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

4
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.
Pack the 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, hike along Temescal Gateway Park, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Have a day of magic on the 15th (Wed) at Disneyland Park. There's still lots to do: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park, make a trip to Downtown Disney, experience the excitement of Star Wars Launch Bay, and have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip itinerary maker site .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. In May in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park, and examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read San Diego vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Anaheim in May: highs in San Diego hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
On the 23rd (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get outside with Shoshone Point, admire all the interesting features of Moran Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from San Diego in May, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

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

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 25th (Sat), have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

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