14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Norfolk
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  4​h 30​min
9
Fresno
— Few hours
Fly:  9​h
End: Norfolk

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip maker website .

Norfolk to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Norfolk to Las Vegas. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Norfolk in July, with highs in Las Vegas at 104°F and lows at 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
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 20th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the next day, trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, temps between 84°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the activities along Badwater Basin and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park travel route planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 73°F in Death Valley National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas route builder .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 81°F in Las Vegas. You will leave for Joshua Tree National Park on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Keys View and then appreciate the views at Hidden Valley Nature Trail.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 103°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Keys View ©
Keys View
Skull Rock ©
Skull Rock

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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 26th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder site .

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can take a bus to Fresno.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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Fresno

Fresno ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Forestiere Underground Gardens and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fresno trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Fresno takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Fresno: temperatures range from 100°F by day to 70°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Forestiere Underground Gardens ©
Forestiere Underground Gardens
Room Escape Games

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