32 days in Yosemite National Park, Los Angeles & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

32 days in Yosemite National Park, Los Angeles & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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32 days in Yosemite National Park, Los Angeles & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Brussels
+2
train + Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 10 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 9 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Brussels

10
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 2nd (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. Spend the 5th (Wed) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip planning site .

Brussels, Belgium to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 21-hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Yosemite National Park is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Brussels in May, Yosemite National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

9
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles journey builder site .

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. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

9
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 19th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, hike along Rim Trail, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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