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

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

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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 7th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are warmer (47°C), and nights are a bit warmer (32°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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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 9th (Thu), stroll through South Kaibab Trail and then take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, then hike along Bright Angel Trail, and then pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

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Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature