15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Petrified Forest National Park
— 1 day

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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 16th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Chasm Falls, then cruise along Trail Ridge Road, and then examine the collection at Moraine Park Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park online travel route planner.

Kansas City to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Rocky Mountain National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Kansas City in March, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Rocky Mountain National Park: temperatures range from 61°F by day to 29°F at night. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Trail Ridge Road
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Emerald Lake Trail
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Moraine Park Museum
4.7

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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.
On the 18th (Thu), trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then stroll through Queen's Garden Trail, then get great views at Fairyland Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Paria View, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

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Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 11 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. In March, Bryce Canyon National Park is little chillier than Rocky Mountain National Park - with highs of 49°F and lows of 20°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Inspiration Point
4.9
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Must see
Navajo Loop Trail
4.9

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, then admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

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You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in March; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 64°F and lows reach 30°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Angel's Landing
4.9

2
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Golden Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, then cruise along Artists Dr, then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and finally explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Funeral Mountains, get great views at Dante's View, then take in breathtaking views at Natural Bridge Canyon, and finally take some stellar pictures from Father Crowley Vista Point.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip maker.

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zion National Park in March: high temperatures in Death Valley National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8
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Lookout
Dante's View
4.9
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Water Body
Badwater Basin
4.7

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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.
To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park trip maker site.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Joshua Tree National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Joshua Tree National Park when traveling from Death Valley National Park in March, with lows around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Keys View
4.7

3
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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 27th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stop by Tusayan General Store, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in March: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
4.8

1
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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Newspaper Rock State Historic Monument and then hike along Crystal Forest Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Petrified Forest National Park trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Petrified Forest National Park takes 4 hours. In March, daytime highs in Petrified Forest National Park are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Crystal Forest Trail
4.8

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