21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Saint-Leu
bus + Fly:  33​h
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Tucson
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  35​h
End: Saint-Leu

2
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.
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and The Neon Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Titanic, see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, and enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Saint-Leu, Reunion Island to Las Vegas is an approximately 33-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint-Leu to Las Vegas is minus 12 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Saint-Leu in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Titanic ©
Titanic

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zion National Park and Angel's Landing. Get outdoors at The Narrows and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zion National Park: David J West Gallery (in Springdale) and Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center (in Cedar City). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In January, Zion National Park is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 13°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, David J West Gallery, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Mather Point and Grandview Point. There's much more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, and steep yourself in history at Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Zion National Park in January, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 7°C and -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Wupatki National Monument and Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and Devil's Bridge Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Sedona (Airport Mesa & Oak Creek Canyon). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, sample the tasty concoctions at Historic Brewing Company, and explore the fascinating landscape at Painted Desert.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff online visit planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. January in Flagstaff sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sedona, Painted Desert
Highlights from your plan
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Appreciate the collections at Pima Air and Space Museum and Titan Missile Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mission San Xavier del Bac and O.K. Corral. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tucson: Tombstone (Silver Strike Winery & Tombstone's Historama) and Kartchner Caverns State Park (in Benson). There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon and see the interesting displays at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Tucson travel planner.

Getting from Flagstaff to Tucson by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in January, with highs in Tucson at 21°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tombstone, Titan Missile Museum, Kartchner Caverns State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Titan Missile Museum ©
Titan Missile Museum
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum

2
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Indian Canyons, then admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Palm Springs Air Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Motif. On your second day here, explore the fascinating landscape at Coachella Valley Preserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunnylands Center & Gardens, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town La Quinta, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Lucille Ball.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to Palm Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tucson to Palm Springs is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tucson in January: high temperatures in Palm Springs hover around 25°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Old Town La Quinta, Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Sunnylands Center & Gardens ©
Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum

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nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Artists Dr, then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park road trip planning site .

Getting from Palm Springs to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs in January, expect Death Valley National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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