3 days in Vista, Grand Canyon National Park & Winslow Itinerary

3 days in Vista, Grand Canyon National Park & Winslow Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  1 h 45 min
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Vista
— Few hours
Drive:  7 h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Winslow
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

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Vista

Vista ©
Vista is a city in Southern California and is located in northwestern San Diego County. On the 14th (Fri), examine the collection at Mission San Luis Rey and then kick back and relax at Moonlight State Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Vista day trip planner.

Los Angeles to Vista is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in Vista to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are little chillier, around 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Vista

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Moonlight State Beach, Mission San Luis Rey
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Moonlight State Beach ©
Moonlight State Beach
Mission San Luis Rey ©
Mission San Luis Rey

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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 15th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, thensee the world from above with a helicopter tour, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Vista to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vista to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Vista in August, with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Winslow.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Helicopter Tours

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Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 16th (Sun), stroll around First Street Pathway Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Meteor Crater, and then stroll around Standin' on the Corner Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Winslow road trip tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Winslow by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in Winslow: highs are around 91°F and lows about 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks Nature Museums
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Meteor Crater ©
Meteor Crater
Standin' on the Corner Park ©
Standin' on the Corner Park

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