12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Jacob Lake
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Mojave
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter and then take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Golden Spike National Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip maker site .

Newark to Salt Lake City is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Salt Lake City. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in June: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 62°F. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Park City, Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter ©
Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Queen Victoria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Paria View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Hammer, then explore the striking landscape at Wall Street, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park holiday builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in June: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 40°F. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Jacob Lake.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer
Sunrise Point ©
Sunrise Point

2
nights
Jacob Lake

Jacob Lake ©
Jacob Lake is a small unincorporated community on the Kaibab Plateau in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, at the junction of U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Kaibab National Forest. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon North Rim.

For photos and other tourist information, refer to the Jacob Lake trip maker website .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Jacob Lake in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Jacob Lake hover around 94°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Jacob Lake

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Grand Canyon North Rim, Marble Canyon, Coyote Buttes
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon North Rim ©
Grand Canyon North Rim
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Marble Canyon ©
Marble Canyon

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.
On the 5th (Fri), shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip app .

Traveling by car from Jacob Lake to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Traveling from Jacob Lake to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Jacob Lake, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 104°F to lows of 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Mojave.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame

1
night
Mojave

Mojave
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll through Mojave Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mojave trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Mojave takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Mojave to be slightly colder, temps between 99°F and 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mojave

Outdoors Parks Trails

2
nights
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 7th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pacific Marine Mammal Center, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and then identify plant and animal life at Running Horse Ranch.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Mojave to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Mojave in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 83°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Santa Monica Pier, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Running Horse Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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