8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Los Angeles

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night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 14th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum and then explore the world behind art at The Broad.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles route builder tool.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in March, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Norton Simon Museum
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Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get great views at Shoshone Point, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, then stroll around Indian Garden, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

Before you visit Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 57°F to lows of 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): shop like a local with The Strip and then see the interesting displays at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March: highs in Las Vegas hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Liberty Public Market, and then stroll through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lions, Tigers & Bears, then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then kick back and relax at Windansea Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in March: highs in San Diego hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
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Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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