18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Las Vegas
— 7 nights
2
Flagstaff
— 1 night
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
4
Sedona
— 1 night
5
Page
— Few hours
6
Zion National Park
— 1 night
7
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
8
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
9
Santa Cruz
— 5 nights

7
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.
You've added Pole Position Raceway, Twisted Vegas, The Chocolate Bar, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: try your luck at Casino at Luxor Las Vegas and have some family-friendly fun at Big Shot at the Stratosphere.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website.

Winston Salem to Las Vegas is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Winston Salem to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Winston Salem in May, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 87°F and lows about 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Spas

Side Trip

Mt. Charleston Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
The Chocolate Bar ©
The Chocolate Bar
High Roller ©
High Roller
The Forum Shops at Caesars ©
The Forum Shops at Caesars

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lowell Observatory. On the 9th (Mon), look and learn at Lowell Observatory.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Flagstaff day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Flagstaff takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect Flagstaff to be much colder, temps between 65°F and 34°F. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lowell Observatory ©
Lowell Observatory

few
hours
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.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. In May in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 33°F at night. You'll set off for Sedona on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

1
night
Sedona

Sedona
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona journey maker tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 54°F. You'll set off for Page on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

few
hours
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Horseshoe Bend. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

You can plan Page trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. May in Page sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

1
night
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.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Zion National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in May, plan for little chillier nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 41°F. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park visit planning tool.

Getting from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park by combination of taxi and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in May, with highs in Death Valley National Park at 83°F and lows at 55°F. On the 13th (Fri), you're off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

1
night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yosemite, Tunnel View, Mariposa Grove and Valley View.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park holiday builder.

Take a bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 34°F, while days are little chillier, around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Valley View ©
Valley View
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

5
nights
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Seymour Marine Discovery Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching, and other attractions. Take a break from Santa Cruz with a short trip to Carmel Beach Boardwalk in Carmel, about 56 minutes away.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Cruz vacation planner.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Santa Cruz in 13.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Santa Cruz when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with lows around 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Big Sur, Felton, Carmel Beach Boardwalk, 17-Mile Drive
Highlights from your plan
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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