15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + Bus:  10​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Houston

3
nights
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, and hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website .

Houston to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Houston, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: shop like a local with The Strip, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip maker website .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 104°F, while lows dip to 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for much colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 83°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
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.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Washburn.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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