11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Denver
— 1 night

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica Pier, TCL Chinese Theatres, and other attractions. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Hollywood Sign, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, then catch a movie at TCL Chinese Theatres, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online journey builder.

Louisville to Los Angeles is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 1st (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 104°F, while lows dip to 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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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.
On the 2nd (Fri), hike along South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 80°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 4th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at City Creek Canyon and then explore the striking landscape of Golden Spike National Historic Site.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City takes 8.5 hours. In August, Salt Lake City is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 92°F and lows of 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Golden Spike National Historic Site

3
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stroll through Artists’ Paintpots, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 70°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Artists’ Paintpots ©
Artists’ Paintpots
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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 7th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Clyfford Still Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, then take an in-depth tour of History Colorado Center, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Denver takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Denver hover around 85°F and lows are around 58°F. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Denver

Highlights from your plan
Clyfford Still Museum ©
Clyfford Still Museum
History Colorado Center
History Colorado Center
Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art ©

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