10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley). Pack the 16th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary app .

Newark to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 17th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden, then admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park road trip site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Joshua Tree National Park are much hotter (102°F), and nights are a bit warmer (73°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Nature
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Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Cholla Cactus Garden ©
Cholla Cactus Garden
Skull Rock ©
Skull Rock

2
nights
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 18th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, get great views at Dante's View, and then make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, admire all the interesting features of Artists Dr, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Axe Monkeys. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 77°F in Las Vegas. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Food Tours

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