12 days in Western US Itinerary

12 days in Western US Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— Few hours
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Meridian
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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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.
To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip tool.

Bratislava, Slovakia to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Bratislava to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bratislava in May, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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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.
To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary maker website.

You can 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. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. You'll set off for Zion National Park on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Las Vegas

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zion Rock & Mountain Guides as well as Antelope Canyon. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pine Valley Chapel and Maynard Dixon Living History Museum. Visiting Riverside Walk and Temple of Sinawava Trail will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: hike along Watchman Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Checkerboard Mesa, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hidden Canyon.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park visit planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Meridian.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail

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Meridian

Meridian ©
Meridian is a city located in Ada County in the US state of Idaho. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tee off at BanBury Golf Club.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Meridian itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Meridian with the Route module. May in Meridian sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Meridian

Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
BanBury Golf Club ©
BanBury Golf Club

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grand Loop Road and Biscuit Basin. Escape the urban bustle at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Firehole Canyon Drive. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Gardiner, approximately Gardiner away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, hike along Artists’ Paintpots, and contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip maker.

Traveling by car from Meridian to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect colder weather when traveling from Meridian in May: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 13°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

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