12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Las Vegas
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Los Angeles

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail. On the next day, see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder .

Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Helicopter Tours

2
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (19°C), and nights are cooler (-3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

4
days
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.
Do your shopping at The Strip and Barneys New York. Museum-lovers will appreciate Titanic and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary 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 do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

2
days
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo and then appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and then see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

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#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

2
days
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 13th (Fri): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look for gifts at Bergamot Station, then get a taste of the local shopping with Montana Avenue, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

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Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Bergamot Station
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station

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