12 days in Western US Itinerary

12 days in Western US Itinerary

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12 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
bus + Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
4
Meridian
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  28​h
End: Bratislava

few
hours
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bratislava in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. On the 13th (Mon), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
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.
To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a 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

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zion Rock & Mountain Guides as well as Antelope Canyon. Step off the beaten path and head to Temple of Sinawava Trail and Watchman Trail. Visiting Riverside Walk and Hidden Canyon will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Zion National Park side-trips: Maynard Dixon Living History Museum (in Mount Carmel) and Pine Valley Chapel (in Pine Valley). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Checkerboard Mesa.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park online travel route planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in Zion National Park to be much colder, around 5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Meridian.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Pine Valley Chapel, Antelope Canyon, Maynard Dixon Living History Museum, Zion Rock & Mountain Guides
Highlights from your plan
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail

1
night
Meridian

Meridian ©
Meridian is a city located in Ada County in the US state of Idaho. On the 18th (Sat), tee off at BanBury Golf Club.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Meridian trip itinerary website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Meridian. In May, daily temperatures in Meridian can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Meridian

Outdoors Golf

Side Trip

BanBury Golf Club
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BanBury Golf Club ©
BanBury Golf Club

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to River Rafting & Tubing and Grand Loop Road. Visiting Firehole Canyon Drive and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, get impressive views of Mud Volcano, stroll through Artists’ Paintpots, and admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Meridian to Yellowstone National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Meridian in May, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 13°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive
Highlights from your plan
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

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