15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  8​h 15​min
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Colorado Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Grand Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Los Alamos
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Sacramento
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Incline Village
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

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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.
For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs online tour itinerary planner .

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car and 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 colder, temps between 8°C and -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can 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), stroll through Adams Falls Trail and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Beach at Grand Lake.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Lake trip planner.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Grand Lake in 3 hours. When traveling from Colorado Springs in December, plan for cooler days in Grand Lake, with highs around -9°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to 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. On the 29th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Bandelier National Monument.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Alamos trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Lake to Los Alamos. When traveling from Grand Lake in December, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Los Alamos: temperatures range from 5°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Alamos

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Yavapai Geology Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bright Angel History Room and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Spend the 31st (Mon) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Los Alamos to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Los Alamos in December, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Bright Angel History Room ©
Bright Angel History Room

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are warmer (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
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 striking landscape of The Narrows. On the next day, stroll through Canyon Overlook Trail.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zion National Park trip planning website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, things will get slightly colder in Zion National Park: highs are around 13°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Canyon Overlook Trail ©
Canyon Overlook Trail

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Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bell Wine Cellars and California State Railroad Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sacramento: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa), West Coast Falconry (in Marysville) and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena). The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sacramento trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to Sacramento takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Sacramento due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in January, expect Sacramento to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in Sacramento

Tours Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Robert Mondavi Winery, Wine Tours & Tastings, Bell Wine Cellars, West Coast Falconry, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stroll through Burnt Cedar Beach, kick back and relax at Sand Harbor, and then steep yourself in history at Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Incline Village trip planning website .

You can drive from Sacramento to Incline Village in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sacramento in January, things will get a bit cooler in Incline Village: highs are around 8°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Incline Village

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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