8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  7​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  12​h
End: Washington DC

2
nights
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 12th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel app .

Washington DC to San Francisco is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

1
night
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 17th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Stratosphere Tower.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in April, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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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.
On the 18th (Thu), hike along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 62°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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