15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Strip. On the 6th (Mon), ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Los Angeles to Las Vegas is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 45°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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.
To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect nights in Zion National Park to be much colder, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Shuttle ©
Zion Shuttle

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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 9th (Thu): get great views at Inspiration Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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nights
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 11th (Sat), skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, make a trip to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Arches National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Moab
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): examine the collection at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Arches National Park in August, with highs in Mesa Verde National Park at 36°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Monument Valley travel planner.

Drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley in 4.5 hours. In August in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Wed) before leaving for Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon and then trek along Horseshoe Bend. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Page trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, expect Page to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On your second day here, hike along Bright Angel Trail.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in August, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
On the 19th (Sun), get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, Las Vegas is warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 45°C and lows of 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Paris Las Vegas ©
Paris Las Vegas

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