11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Auckland Central
Fly:  15​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 45​min
Auckland Central

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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.
On the 24th (Thu), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation builder website .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland Central to Los Angeles is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Auckland Central in May, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, within the Coachella Valley. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Palm Springs Air Museum and then meet the residents at Living Desert Zoo & Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Palm Springs trip builder site .

Drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Palm Springs: highs are around 40°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Page.

Things to do in Palm Springs

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
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Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Page online holiday planner .

You can fly from Palm Springs to Page in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palm Springs to Page due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Palm Springs in May: high temperatures in Page hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

#Nature, #Parks
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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day
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip planner .

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, Monument Valley is little chillier than Page - with highs of 26°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

few
hours
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. On the 31st (Thu), you're off toZion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 31st (Thu), explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Zion National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Zion National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Nature, #Outdoors, #Parks
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

Discover how to plan a Las Vegas trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zion National Park in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Nightlife
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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