9 days in Western US Itinerary

9 days in Western US Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Phoenix
— 1 night

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Chinatown, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online road trip planner.

Pittsburgh to San Francisco is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Pittsburgh in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 6th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary planning website.

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 80°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
On the 9th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, walk around Indian Garden, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; 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. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 26°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 11th (Sun), shake up your sightseeing with Stoneman Climbing Company.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Phoenix journey builder website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April; daily highs in Phoenix reach 88°F and lows reach 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

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Stoneman Climbing Company ©
Stoneman Climbing Company

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