16 days in Las Vegas, Colorado & Wyoming Itinerary

16 days in Las Vegas, Colorado & Wyoming Itinerary

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16 days in Las Vegas, Colorado & Wyoming Itinerary

Start: Glasgow, Scotland
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
+2
Shuttle + Foot + Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  18​h
End: Glasgow, Scotland

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and try to win big at The Venetian.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas sightseeing planning tool .

Glasgow, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Glasgow to Las Vegas. In June, Las Vegas is warmer than Glasgow - with highs of 45°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Casinos

Side Trip

Boulder City
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
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 30th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Michael Garman Museum & Gallery and then identify plant and animal life at Garden of the Gods.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Colorado Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for slightly colder days in Colorado Springs, with highs around 34°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cody.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Breweries & Distilleries Nightlife
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Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery ©
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center and then examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cody driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Cody takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Cody are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums

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

6
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.
Uncle Tom's Trail and Fort Yellowstone Historic District will appeal to history buffs. Escape the urban bustle at Mount Washburn and Lamar Valley. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire all the interesting features of Artist Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. In July, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Cody - with highs of 26°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 9th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Grand Teton.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park itinerary planner .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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