11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Little Rock
Fly:  6​h
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Little Rock

2
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and The Neon Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Titanic and Counts Kustoms. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, have fun at Battlefield Vegas, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Little Rock to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Little Rock to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Little Rock - with highs of 103°F and lows of 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and trek along Tonto Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 26th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Park Point, then explore the ancient world of Long House, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and finally steep yourself in history at Cliff Palace. On the 27th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Far View Sites, then examine the collection at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, then trek along Petroglyph Point Hike, and finally explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park trip website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In June in Mesa Verde National Park, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Firehole Canyon Drive and Yellowstone National Park. Visiting West Thumb Geyser Basin and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, and get to know the fascinating history of Lone Star Geyser.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Mesa Verde National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are colder (66°F), and nights are a bit cooler (34°F). On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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