11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 11th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Windows, then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park trip itinerary app.

Ocean City to Arches National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Ocean City to Arches National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ocean City in September, expect nights in Arches National Park to be little chillier, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Arches National Park

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

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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 12th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., then hike along Wildcat Trail, and finally catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Monument Valley day trip website.

Drive from Arches National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Monument Valley are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): trek along Bright Angel Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in September, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 75°F and lows at 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
On the 14th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Observation Point and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Take a shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 10 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Zion National Park to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Observation Point
Observation Point

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then identify plant and animal life at Rim Trail, and then explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 70°F and 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

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

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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.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

Make your Las Vegas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 93°F and lows are around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the activities along Badwater Basin, get great views at Dante's View, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and finally contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Las Vegas in September, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and finally take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit cooler (85°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 19th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 76°F and 58°F. On the 20th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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