13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Las Vegas
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Monument Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Yellowstone National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Yellowstone National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Sheridan
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Denver
— 1 night
Denver

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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 9th (Wed): trek along Bright Angel Trail.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip maker .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 1°C. You will leave for Monument Valley on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Flagstaff

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Monument Valley takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monument Valley, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Page.

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#Nature, #Parks, #Museums
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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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.
Make your Page itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in May, with highs in Page at 31°C and lows at 15°C. You will leave for Zion National Park on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Page

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park vacation planning site .

You can drive from Page to Zion National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Page in May, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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#Nature, #Trails, #Parks
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Plan trip to Bryce Canyon National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Salt Lake City

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City route planning app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Bryce Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Oxbow Bend Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, expect Jackson Hole to be a bit cooler, temps between 18°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

#Nature, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): trek along Artist Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 13°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to -1°C. On the 16th (Wed), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): make a trip to Artist Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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Cody

Cody
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cody tour planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May; daily highs in Cody reach 19°C and lows reach 5°C. On the 17th (Thu), you're off toSheridan.

Things to do in Cody

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

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Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at King's Saddlery and Museum, take an in-depth tour of Fort Phil Kearny, take a peaceful walk through Bighorn National Forest, then take an in-depth tour of Sheridan County Museum, and finally make a trip to The Historic Sheridan Inn.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheridan road trip planner .

Getting from Cody to Sheridan by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daytime highs in Sheridan are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Sheridan

#Museums, #Nature, #Parks
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Sheridan County Museum ©
Sheridan County Museum
Fort Phil Kearny ©
Fort Phil Kearny
The Historic Sheridan Inn ©
The Historic Sheridan Inn

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): cruise along Wildlife Loop Road, then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): stroll through Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally explore and take pictures at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Keystone trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Keystone takes 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Keystone can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Keystone

#Nature, #Parks, #Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer, Crazy Horse Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 20th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens and then steep yourself in history at Union Station.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Denver tour itinerary planning website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Keystone to Denver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In May in Denver, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Denver

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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Union Station ©
Union Station

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