8 days in Arizona, Nevada & West Coast Itinerary

8 days in Arizona, Nevada & West Coast Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
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Las Vegas
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Yosemite National Park
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San Francisco
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Seattle
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Dallas to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Dallas in July, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 84°F, while nights are colder with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 5th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 104°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

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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.
On the 6th (Sat), make a trip to Olmsted Point, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On your second day here, get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally trek along Panorama Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, Yosemite National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 83°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Tuolumne Meadows
4.7
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Must see
Sentinel Dome
4.9

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight and then get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
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Observation Deck
Space Needle
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Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3

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