15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Cody
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Zurich

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Next up on the itinerary: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas planning website .

Zurich, Switzerland to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Zurich to Las Vegas. In July, Las Vegas is warmer than Zurich - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Willow Beach
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Plains Indian, then examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town, then take a peaceful walk through Shoshone National Forest, then get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, and finally explore the world behind art at Whitney Gallery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cody trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Cody takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Cody. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Cody hover around 33°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get some historical perspective at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Get in touch with nature at Artist Point and Grand Prismatic Spring. Spend the 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, stop by Fishing Bridge General Store, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Cody to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cody in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

3
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Snake River Bridge, contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, then browse the exhibits of National Museum of Wildlife Art, and finally view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jackson Hole online route planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Moose
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

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