33 days in Seattle, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

33 days in Seattle, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

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33 days in Seattle, Grand Canyon National Park & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 15 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 14 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Bangkok

15
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Olympic National Park (Hurricane Ridge, Second Beach Trail, & more). Dedicate the 7th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field, and wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary maker .

Bangkok, Thailand to Seattle is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 15 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): hike along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along South Kaibab Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in July, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

14
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore and take pictures at Dodger Stadium, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planning site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

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

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