9 days in West Coast, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

9 days in West Coast, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

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9 days in West Coast, Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park Itinerary

Start: Port Angeles
Drive:  5​h
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  21​h
6
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: Port Angeles

1
night
Portland

Portland
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Discover how to plan a Portland trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Port Angeles to Portland is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Port Angeles in August: high temperatures in Portland hover around 34°C and lows are around 18°C. On the 19th (Mon), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Tours

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Bridge as well as Walt Disney Family Museum. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Portland in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Monica Pier. On the 22nd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey website .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to The Strip and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas tour planning website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

few
hours
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.
For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. On the 24th (Sat), you're off toCannon Beach.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

1
night
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Haystack Rock to your itinerary.

Planning Cannon Beach trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Cannon Beach in 21 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Cannon Beach due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Nature Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

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