10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Chicago

2
nights
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 (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Observation Point and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park route site .

Chicago to Zion National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Zion National Park, with lows of 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

4
nights
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

Make your Grand Canyon National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 68°F and lows about 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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 17th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Daylight Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Trails Nature
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Daylight Pass ©
Daylight Pass
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

2
nights
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 18th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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