12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Las Vegas
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
5
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Boise
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Las Vegas

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Diego vacation planning site.

Las Vegas to San Diego is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 68°F. You will leave for Zion National Park on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get great views at Observation Point and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from San Diego to Zion National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Zion National Park hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Observation Point
Observation Point

2
nights
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 6th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop and then get great views at Inspiration Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in July; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 81°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

1
night
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab online trip maker.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Moab hover around 97°F and lows are around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Moab

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): hike along Snake River Canyon Trail, then snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Twin Falls online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Twin Falls in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Moab in July, with highs in Twin Falls at 91°F and lows at 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Boise.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Snake River Canyon Trail ©
Snake River Canyon Trail
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge

3
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 10th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Idaho State Capitol Building, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Zoo Boise, walk around Kathryn Albertson Park, and then get your game on at Boise Escape.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Boise holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Twin Falls to Boise takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Boise are 94°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cinder Wines
Highlights from your plan
Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Kathryn Albertson Park ©
Kathryn Albertson Park

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