10 days in Western US Itinerary

10 days in Western US Itinerary

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10 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Cedar City
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Telluride
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Orlando

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour planner.

Orlando to Las Vegas is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Orlando to Las Vegas. Traveling from Orlando in May, Las Vegas is a bit cooler at night with lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

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hours
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.
To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park travel route planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in Zion National Park to be colder, around 41°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

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Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cedar City vacation maker app .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Cedar City in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Zion National Park in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Cedar City, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Telluride.

Things to do in Cedar City

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Artisans Gallery ©
Artisans Gallery

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Telluride

Telluride ©
The town of Telluride is the county seat and most populous town of San Miguel County in the southwestern portion of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): steep yourself in history at New Sheridan Hotel, look for all kinds of wild species at Dennis Weaver Memorial Park, then stroll through Bear Creek Falls, then steep yourself in history at Yankee Girl Mine, and finally don't miss a visit to Idarado Mine.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Telluride trip planner .

Getting from Cedar City to Telluride by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cedar City in May: highs in Telluride hover around 55°F, while lows dip to 36°F. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Telluride

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Idarado Mine, Yankee Girl Mine, Dennis Weaver Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Bear Creek Falls ©
Bear Creek Falls
Dennis Weaver Memorial Park ©
Dennis Weaver Memorial Park
Telluride Outside ©
Telluride Outside

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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 23rd (Thu): see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley vacation builder tool .

Getting from Telluride to Monument Valley by car takes about 5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Telluride in May, with highs in Monument Valley at 74°F and lows at 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace, explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch.

Plan my trip to Arches National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Monument Valley to Arches National Park by car takes about 4 hours. In May in Arches National Park, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

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

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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 25th (Sat): hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then get great views at Powell Point. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point and then trek along Rim Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Arches National Park in May, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 68°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
On the 29th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas driving holiday website .

Getting from Denver to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Las Vegas. Traveling from Denver in May, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 87°F and lows about 64°F. You'll set off for Zion National Park on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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