11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Death Valley Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h
4
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Paris

1
night
Death Valley Junction

Death Valley Junction ©
Death Valley Junction is a tiny Mojave Desert community in unincorporated community Inyo County, California, at the intersection of SR 190 and SR 127, just east of Death Valley National Park. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley Junction trip planner.

Paris, France to Death Valley Junction is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Paris to Death Valley Junction. In April, Death Valley Junction is somewhat warmer than Paris - with highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley Junction

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
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Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): shop like a local with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas attractions planner.

You can drive from Death Valley Junction to Las Vegas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley Junction in April since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the fascinating landscape at Cottonwood Spring Oasis and then trek along Lost Palms Oasis Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Joshua Tree National Park journey planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. April in Joshua Tree National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Cottonwood Spring Oasis ©
Cottonwood Spring Oasis

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, enjoy some diversion at Flagstaff Extreme, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Joshua Tree National Park to Flagstaff in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Flagstaff. In April, Flagstaff is much colder than Joshua Tree National Park - with highs of 19°C and lows of -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon and then trek along Rim Trail.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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 28th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley journey builder .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Monument Valley, with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

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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.
On the 29th (Wed), get great views at Paria View, then explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park road trip tool .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park in 6 hours. In April, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Monument Valley - with highs of 15°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Paria View ©
Paria View

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