7 days in West Coast, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

7 days in West Coast, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
3
Monterey
— 1 night
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night

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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.
To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip planner.

New York City to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 78-hour bus ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from New York City in June, Yosemite National Park is colder at night with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, thengo for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium and then kick back and relax at Point Lobos.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Monterey trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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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 4th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get your game on at The Roller Coaster.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Monterey to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Monterey in July, with highs in Las Vegas at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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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.
On the 5th (Fri), trek along South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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