16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
— 3 nights


Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Pack the 11th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Indianapolis to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Indianapolis to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Indianapolis.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips


— 1 night

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): walk around White River State Park, see the interesting displays at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum, have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Indianapolis, then don't miss a visit to USS Indianapolis Memorial, and finally stop by Rocket Fizz.

To find out how to plan a trip to Indianapolis, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Indianapolis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Indianapolis is 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Indianapolis are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Indianapolis

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 17th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, and get great views at Grandview Point.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Indianapolis to Grand Canyon National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Indianapolis to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in June, plan for colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 42°F. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 23rd (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's much more to do: stroll through Angel's Landing, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and explore and take pictures at Kolob Terrace Road.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, with highs in Zion National Park at 94°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive


— 3 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs), Pikes Peak - America's Mountain (in Cascade) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs). Next up on the itinerary: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hidee Gold Mine, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and admire all the interesting features of Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Denver trip site.

You can fly from Zion National Park to Denver in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, expect nights in Denver to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Adventure

Side Trips

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.