7 days in Western US Itinerary

7 days in Western US Itinerary

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7 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Dublin
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  18​h 15​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Dublin

2
nights
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 25th (Fri), get great views at Yaki Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website .

Dublin, Ireland to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Dublin to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dublin in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
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 26th (Sat): browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas attractions 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 do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and then stroll through Golden Gate Park. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco tour itinerary planning site .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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