7 days in Western US Itinerary

7 days in Western US Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Phoenix
— 1 night

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel planning site.

Columbia to San Francisco is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. Traveling from Columbia to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Columbia in April, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online holiday planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 80°F and lows about 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Indian Garden and then stroll through Rim Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): see the sights as you ascend with Stoneman Climbing Company.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 88°F and lows are around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Stoneman Climbing Company ©
Stoneman Climbing Company

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