5 days in Los Angeles & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

5 days in Los Angeles & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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5 days in Los Angeles & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  29​h
End: Sydney

1
night
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 20th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Oak Canyon Nature Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Oak Canyon Nature Center
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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day
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 22nd (Tue), make a trip to Powell Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then stop by Canyon Village Marketplace.

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Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

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