18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
1
Las Vegas
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
5
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
End: Las Vegas

9
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Willow Beach and Valley of Fire State Park. Get some cultural insight at Titanic and The Strip. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley), Cowabunga Bay Water Park (in Henderson) and Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection (in Laughlin). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder site .

If you are flying in from Israel, the closest major airports are McCarran International Airport and Laughlin Bullhead International Airport. September in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Cowabunga Bay Water Park, Willow Beach
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Narrows.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zion National Park trip tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Zion National Park to be colder, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks Trails
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Queen Victoria and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the next day, get great views at Inspiration Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Rim Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planning website .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in September: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Wall Street ©
Wall Street

2
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.
On the 29th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then look for gifts at Hopi House, and then hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park
For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip planner .

You can take a bus from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 11.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Zion National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Flowers, then see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and finally get your game on at The Roller Coaster.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planning website .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zion National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 18°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Museums Casinos
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Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms
Chapel of the Flowers ©
Chapel of the Flowers

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