11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

San Jose
Fly:  9​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
San Jose

4
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.
The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Santa Monica Mountains and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Bergamot Station). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, admire the majestic nature at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planning tool .

San Jose, Costa Rica to Los Angeles is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Jose in March: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 26°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

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Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Shop till you drop at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip website .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in March, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

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Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
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The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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 30th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, 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. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace and then stroll through Rim Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (16°C), and nights are much colder (-6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

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
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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