13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Durham
Drive:  1​h 15​min
1
Kernersville
— 1 day
Fly:  12​h
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
End: Durham

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Kernersville

Kernersville ©
Kernersville is a town in Forsyth County, in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): get your game on at The Wright Stuff, admire the natural beauty at Paul J Ciener Botanical Garden, and then stroll around Triad Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Kernersville travel route planner .

Durham to Kernersville is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. In May, daytime highs in Kernersville are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Triad Park ©
Triad Park
Paul J Ciener Botanical Garden ©
Paul J Ciener Botanical Garden

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): hike along Emerald Lake Trail, then walk around Horseshoe Park, and then explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kernersville to Rocky Mountain National Park. Traveling from Kernersville to Rocky Mountain National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kernersville in May: high temperatures in Rocky Mountain National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Horseshoe Park ©
Horseshoe Park

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Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, explore and take pictures at Coors Field, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Denver road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Arches National Park.

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Tours Breweries & Distilleries
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Coors Field ©
Coors Field

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Arches National Park holiday maker site .

You can fly from Denver to Arches National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Denver in May: high temperatures in Arches National Park hover around 76°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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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.
On the 1st (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Yaki Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Arches National Park in May, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 68°F and lows at 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. In June, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 94°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zion National Park in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 103°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
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.
On the 6th (Thu), get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Los Angeles trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 79°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums

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Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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