17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Titanic. Let the collections at The Neon Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip site .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Titanic ©
Titanic

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as South Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (16°C), and nights are much colder (-6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Navajo National Monument, then see the interesting displays at Navajo Cultural Center, and then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley trip planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Monument Valley when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, with lows around 3°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Navajo National Monument, Navajo Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

3
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Under-the-Rim Trail.

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Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In April, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Monument Valley - with highs of 15°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

2
nights
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.
Visiting The Narrows and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Angel's Landing and Parowan Gap Petroglyphs.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip tool .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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