18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Birmingham
Fly:  16 h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Moab
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
6
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Williams
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  19 h 15 min
End: Birmingham

3
nights
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 some cultural insight at Counts Kustoms and Pinball Hall of Fame. Step out of the city life by going to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Mount Charleston. There's lots more to do: have fun at Gun Garage, visit The LINQ Promenade, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Titanic.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour builder site.

Birmingham, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Birmingham to Las Vegas, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Birmingham in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 46°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Museums Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Mount Charleston ©
Mount Charleston
Titanic ©
Titanic

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Hidden Canyon, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Riverside Walk, and then trek along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Zion National Park trip planning app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: highs in Zion National Park hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

2
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 3rd (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, thenhike along Rim Trail, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Bristlecone Loop, and finally take some stellar pictures from Paria View. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Farview Point, take in breathtaking views at Agua Canyon, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Widtsoe Ghost Town, thenlook for gifts at Ruby's Inn, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Three Wisemen.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park holiday planning tool.

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zion National Park in July: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 32°C and lows are around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bryce, Ruby's Inn
Highlights from your plan
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre
Agua Canyon ©
Agua Canyon
Ruby's Inn ©
Ruby's Inn

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Mon), hike along Neck Spring, take a memorable drive along White Rim Road, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Horseshoe Canyon, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Orange Cliffs Overlook.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Canyonlands National Park trip builder website.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 5.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Canyonlands National Park at 42°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Orange Cliffs Overlook ©
Orange Cliffs Overlook

few
hours
Moab

Moab
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Moab day trip planning website.

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Moab in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will leave for Arches National Park on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 6th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Partition Arch, delve into the distant past at Sego Canyon Petroglyphs, and then see a world frozen in time at Cisco Ghosttown. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint, explore the striking landscape at Tower of Babel, explore the striking landscape at Courthouse Towers, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, and finally hike along Pine Tree Arch Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Arches National Park travel route builder website.

You can drive from Moab to Arches National Park in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 8th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sego Canyon Petroglyphs, Cisco Ghosttown
Highlights from your plan
Tower of Babel ©
Tower of Babel
Cisco Ghosttown ©
Cisco Ghosttown
Tunnel Arch ©
Tunnel Arch

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. To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Arches National Park in July, expect Monument Valley to be slightly colder, temps between 38°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bluff, Muley Point Overlook
Highlights from your plan
Muley Point Overlook ©
Muley Point Overlook
Cow Canyon Trading Post ©
Cow Canyon Trading Post

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Step out of the city life by going to Inner Canyon and Point Imperial Drive. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, get great views at Pima Point, and explore the stunning scenery at Moran Point.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour planning website.

Traveling by flight from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 34°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Hermit Trail
Highlights from your plan
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

1
day
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Ash Fork Historical Society Museum, thenstop by Thunder Eagle Native Art, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Sycamore Canyon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Williams road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Williams takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Williams can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ash Fork Historical Society Museum ©
Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church
Thunder Eagle Native Art ©
Thunder Eagle Native Art

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