15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— Few hours
2
Grand Lake
— 1 night
3
Los Alamos
— 1 day
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
6
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
7
Sacramento
— 2 nights
8
Incline Village
— 1 night

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): walk around Garden of the Gods.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs tour planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Colorado Springs is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Juan to Colorado Springs is minus 3 hours. Traveling from San Juan in December, expect Colorado Springs to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Lake.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Grand Lake

Grand Lake ©
Grand Lake is a statutory town in Grand County, Colorado, United States. On the 28th (Fri), trek along Adams Falls Trail and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Beach at Grand Lake.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Grand Lake vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Grand Lake takes 3.5 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in December: highs in Grand Lake hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Alamos.

Things to do in Grand Lake

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Adams Falls Trail
Highlights from your plan
Adams Falls Trail ©
Adams Falls Trail

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Los Alamos

Los Alamos ©
Los Alamos is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States that is recognized as the birthplace of the first atomic bomb––the primary objective of the Manhattan Project by Los Alamos National Laboratory during World War II. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Bandelier National Monument.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Alamos trip planner.

Drive from Grand Lake to Los Alamos in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Grand Lake in December, expect nights in Los Alamos to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are much warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Alamos

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yavapai Geology Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Bright Angel History Room and get great views at Lookout Studio.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder.

Traveling by car from Los Alamos to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Alamos in December since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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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 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, thenget a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas route planning tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are warmer (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Canyon Overlook Trail.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zion National Park online route 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 bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, things will get a bit cooler in Zion National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wine Tours & Tastings and California State Railroad Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sacramento: West Coast Falconry (in Marysville), Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Bell Wine Cellars (in Yountville). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sacramento tour site.

Traveling by flight from Zion National Park to Sacramento takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Sacramento: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, West Coast Falconry, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Robert Mondavi Winery, Bell Wine Cellars
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Wine Tours & Tastings
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards

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Incline Village

Incline Village ©
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. On the 9th (Wed), kick back and relax at Burnt Cedar Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Sand Harbor, and then steep yourself in history at Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Incline Village road trip website.

Getting from Sacramento to Incline Village by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sacramento in January; daily highs in Incline Village reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Incline Village

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society
Highlights from your plan
Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach
Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society ©
Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society

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