17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Great Basin National Park
— 1 night
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Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 1 night
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Silverthorne
— 1 night
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Denver
— 2 nights

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and try to win big at New York New York Casino.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

Tampa to Las Vegas is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tampa to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 71°F. On the 14th (Mon), you're off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Shopping · Casinos

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): trek along Daylight Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and finally take a pleasant ride with Furnace Creek Stables.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park road trip tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Las Vegas in September, with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8
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Water Body
Badwater Basin
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Daylight Pass
4.6

4
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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Half Dome, admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning tool.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Death Valley National Park, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Great Basin National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Must see
Half Dome
4.9
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Tuolumne Meadows
4.7

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Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park ©
Great Basin National Park is one of the U.S.'s more out-of-the-way national parks, but those who make the trip are rewarded with the striking contrast of snowcapped peaks rising from a high-altitude desert.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Wheeler Peak, then trek along Bristlecone Trail, and then Head underground at Lehman Caves.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Great Basin National Park trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Great Basin National Park. In September, daytime highs in Great Basin National Park are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Great Basin National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Mountain
Wheeler Peak
4.8

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, then trek along Pothole Point Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Canyonlands National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Basin National Park to Canyonlands National Park. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Great Basin National Park to Canyonlands National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Great Basin National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Canyonlands National Park: highs are around 84°F and lows about 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Mesa Arch
4.8

1
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Warner Point, then take a memorable drive along South Rim Road, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Painted Wall.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park takes 4 hours. In September, Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park is a bit cooler than Canyonlands National Park - with highs of 79°F and lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Silverthorne.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Painted Wall
4.4

1
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Silverthorne

Silverthorne ©
For people with the surname, see Silverthorne (surname).Silverthorne is a Home Rule Municipality that is the second most populous town in Summit County, Colorado. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): make a trip to Loveland Pass, then contemplate the waterfront views at Dillon Reservoir, then get engrossed in the history at 1883 Dillon Schoolhouse Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue River Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Silverthorne trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Silverthorne in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in September, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Silverthorne: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 43°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Silverthorne

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Landmark
Loveland Pass
4.8

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Denver

Denver ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): push the limits with Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hidee Gold Mine, and then experience the excitement of Carousel of Happiness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Georgetown Firefighting Museum and then cruise along Guanella Pass.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Silverthorne to Denver takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Silverthorne in September, plan for much warmer days in Denver, with highs around 79°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 52°F. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Fun & Games · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Hidee Gold Mine
4.9
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience
4.8
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Scenic Drive
Guanella Pass
4.9

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