11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Monument
— Few hours
2
Denver
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
4
Homewood
— 1 night
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights

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hours
Monument

Monument ©
The Town of Monument is a statutory town situated at the base of the Rampart Range in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): trek along Monument Rock Trail and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at 300 Days of Shine.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Monument sightseeing planner.

Atlanta to Monument is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Atlanta in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Monument, with highs around °F, while nights are cooler with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Monument

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monument Rock Trail ©
Monument Rock Trail
300 Days of Shine ©
300 Days of Shine

1
night
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see where the action happens at Coors Field, thensample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

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Traveling by car from Monument to Denver takes an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Denver can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Breweries & Distilleries Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, hike along Mariposa Grove, and then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Denver to Yosemite National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Denver in May, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Homewood.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
night
Homewood

Homewood ©
Homewood is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California of about 200 residents, located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. On the 23rd (Thu), head outdoors with SWA Watersports, thencontemplate the long history of Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Homewood trip itinerary maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Homewood. In May in Homewood, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Homewood

Nature Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion ©
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion

2
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.
On the 25th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Drive from Homewood to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Homewood to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Homewood in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, shop like a local with The Strip, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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