21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Marble Canyon
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
6
Kayenta
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Mesa Verde National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
8
Cortez
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Chinle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Petrified Forest National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Scottsdale
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
13
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
End: Los Angeles

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Wreck Room and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online trip planner .

If you are flying in from Luxembourg, the closest major airports are McCarran International Airport and Laughlin Bullhead International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in August, and nighttime lows around 29°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster
Wreck Room ©
Wreck Room

few
hours
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 13th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

1
night
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.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park holiday planner.

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 August: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 29°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bright Angel Point.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Marble Canyon.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point

few
hours
Marble Canyon

Marble Canyon ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Horseshoe Bend as well as Marble Canyon. On the 16th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Marble Canyon and then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Marble Canyon fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Marble Canyon in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Marble Canyon reach 39°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Kayenta.

Things to do in Marble Canyon

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Horseshoe Bend
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Marble Canyon ©
Marble Canyon

2
nights
Kayenta

Kayenta is a U.S. For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kayenta trip maker site .

Getting from Marble Canyon to Kayenta by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August in Kayenta, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 24°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Kayenta

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Monument Valley
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

few
hours
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Balcony House and then delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Mesa Verde National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Kayenta to Mesa Verde National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Kayenta in August, things will get slightly colder in Mesa Verde National Park: highs are around 35°C and lows about 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Cortez.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

1
night
Cortez

Cortez
As the closest town to a national park known for its archeological dwellings, Cortez sits along ancient trails that native Puebloan tribes have used for millennia.
To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cortez trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Cortez by car takes about an hour. August in Cortez sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Chinle.

Things to do in Cortez

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spider Rock, Nature & Wildlife Tours and Canyon de Chelly National Monument. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Canyon de Chelly National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Spider Rock and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chinle holiday tool .

Drive from Cortez to Chinle in 2.5 hours. August in Chinle sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours

few
hours
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Petrified Forest National Park day trip site .

Traveling by car from Chinle to Petrified Forest National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona itinerary planner.

You can drive from Petrified Forest National Park to Sedona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In August, Sedona is somewhat warmer than Petrified Forest National Park - with highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Scenic Drive Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Scottsdale online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Scottsdale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sedona in August; daily highs in Scottsdale reach 47°C and lows reach 33°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors Parks Tours

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Monica State Beach, Hollywood Sign, Beverly Hills Tours, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip maker tool .

You can fly from Scottsdale to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Scottsdale to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Scottsdale in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be little chillier, around 22°C, while days are much colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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