8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
4
Zion National Park
— 3 nights

2
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then kick back and relax at Crystal Cove, and then admire the masterpieces at The Broad.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app.

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in Los Angeles at 75°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Crystal Cove, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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.
On the 11th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then don't miss a visit to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in April, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

1
night
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 12th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

3
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, then shop like a local with David J West Gallery, then hike along Angel's Landing, and finally get great views at Observation Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, then cruise along Zion Shuttle, then cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, and finally hike along La Verkin Creek/Kolob Arch Trails.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by shuttle takes about 10 hours. In April, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 69°F and lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

David J West Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

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