9 days in Los Angeles, Grand Canyon National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

9 days in Los Angeles, Grand Canyon National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

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9 days in Los Angeles, Grand Canyon National Park & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Tallinn
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Tallinn

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore and take pictures at El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Tallinn, Estonia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Tallinn in October, expect Los Angeles to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 19th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: hike along South Kaibab Trail, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Union Square and SoMa. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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