11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Plattsburgh
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Mojave
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Plattsburgh

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.
On the 15th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then walk around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and then get great views at Tunnel View.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park journey planner .

Plattsburgh to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Plattsburgh to Yosemite National Park is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Plattsburgh in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mojave.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

1
night
Mojave

Mojave
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): hike along Mojave Trail.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mojave driving holiday tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Mojave. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mojave, with highs around 82°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 59°F. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Mojave

Outdoors Trails Parks

1
night
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 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Arch Rock, admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Barker Dam Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Joshua Tree National Park route planner .

Traveling by car from Mojave to Joshua Tree National Park takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley) and Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum (in Boulder City). Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring the stark beauty of Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, push the limits with an extreme tour, and make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. On the 25th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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