6 days in Los Angeles, Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

6 days in Los Angeles, Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

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6 days in Los Angeles, Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas Itinerary

Start: San Jose
Drive:  5​h 45​min
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Los Angeles
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
End: San Jose

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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've now added Hollywood Walk of Fame to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Sun), take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel planning app .

San Jose to Los Angeles is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Jose in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 69°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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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 24th (Mon): hike along Rim Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 45°F and lows of 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online journey planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (57°F), and nights are much warmer (39°F). On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic

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