13 days in California & Arizona Itinerary

13 days in California & Arizona Itinerary

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13 days in California & Arizona Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Tucson
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  22 h
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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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.
On the 18th (Tue), discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Los Angeles is minus 13 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February, with highs in Los Angeles at 25°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then cruise along Artists Dr, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park route planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in February: high temperatures in Death Valley National Park hover around 20°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point and then hike along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then make a trip to Pipe Creek Vista, then get great views at Mather Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Death Valley National Park in February, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 11°C and lows at -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Devil's Bridge Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and then take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To find where to stay, photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona journey app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February, you will find days in Sedona are somewhat warmer (18°C), and nights are warmer (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 25th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon.

To see more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Tucson attractions planner.

Drive from Sedona to Tucson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Sedona, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tucson, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Nature
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Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Tucson to San Francisco in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tucson to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tucson in February: highs in San Francisco hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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