15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fresno
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Fresno

4
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel route planner.

Fresno to Las Vegas is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in March, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
On the 3rd (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, trek along Angel's Landing, and then get great views at Observation Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 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 April, you will find days in Zion National Park are a bit cooler (69°F), and nights are much colder (35°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Inspiration Point, then take some stellar pictures from Paria View, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner .

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in April; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 56°F and lows reach 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On the 7th (Sun), trek along Alstrom Point and then hike along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lake Powell online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell takes 7 hours. While traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Lake Powell, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Alstrom Point
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Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, then stroll through Spruce Canyon Trail, and finally make a trip to Park Point. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Point Lookout Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Prater Ridge Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nordenskiold #16 Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mesa Verde National Park trip builder site .

You can drive from Lake Powell to Mesa Verde National Park in 9 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lake Powell in April, with highs in Mesa Verde National Park at 65°F and lows at 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

3
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 10th (Wed), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 11th (Thu) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's still lots to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and look and learn at RedRock Astronomy.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Moab online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Moab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in April since evenings lows in Moab dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Nature
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

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