10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lafayette
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Lafayette

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Salt Lake City

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 more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning app .

Lafayette to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lafayette in May: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 72°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Titanic, then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planning site .

Fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 87°F and 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Madame Tussauds -  Las Vegas ©
Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas
Titanic ©
Titanic

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, and then cruise along Zion Shuttle.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 76°F by day to 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 27th (Mon), hike along Squaw Trail, identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, then get engrossed in the history at Heritage House, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kanab Heritage Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kanab itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Kanab takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Kanab Heritage House Musuem ©
Kanab Heritage House Musuem
Kanab Heritage Museum ©
Kanab Heritage Museum

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Tue), trot along with a tour on horseback, then hike along Rim Trail, and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner .

Drive from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kanab in May, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 63°F and lows at 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Capitol Reef National Park holiday tool .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Capitol Reef National Park are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

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night
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): trek along Murphy Point Trail, explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, and then explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Capitol Reef National Park to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Canyonlands National Park: highs are around 76°F and lows about 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch

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nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Delicate Arch, explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Windows. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, then make a trip to Wolfe Ranch, and then explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Arches National Park trip app .

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park in 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Arches National Park are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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