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

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

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

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
flight:  22​h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  9​h
End: New York City

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 3rd (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Space Needle, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then stroll through Kerry Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Seattle travel itinerary creator.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Seattle is minus 3 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 42°F. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Seattle

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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
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Pike Place Market

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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 6th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, get great views at Yaki Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker.

Drive from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park in 21 hours. Traveling from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in November since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Getty Center The Publications. Pack the 10th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, expect Los Angeles to be much warmer, temps between 75°F and 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
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Universal Studios Hollywood
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The Getty Center

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