8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
2
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 1 night
End: Los Angeles

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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 (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planning app .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Ontario International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Malibu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Plan trip to Malibu with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Malibu in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of tram and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Malibu: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Malibu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Carbon Beach ©
Carbon Beach

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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.
Spend the 18th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, stroll through Rim Trail, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Malibu to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Malibu in August since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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 19th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get your game on at The Roller Coaster.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disney California Adventure Park
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Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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