23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  18​h 45​min
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Las Vegas
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
Page
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Monument Valley
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
11
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
12
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

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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.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Las Vegas is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Las Vegas is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 45°C and 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games
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Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 3rd (Thu), snap pictures at London Bridge.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lake Havasu City trip builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Lake Havasu City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect nights in Lake Havasu City to be about the same, around 34°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 49°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Nature Parks
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Lake Havasu State Park ©
Lake Havasu State Park
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Lake Havasu ©
Lake Havasu

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Santa Barbara Scenic Drive, make a trip to Moreton Bay Fig Tree, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara itinerary planner.

Getting from Lake Havasu City to Santa Barbara by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Lake Havasu City in August: high temperatures in Santa Barbara hover around 27°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Moreton Bay Fig Tree ©
Moreton Bay Fig Tree

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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.
On the 6th (Sun), contemplate the long history of La Brea Tar Pits & Museum, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, then look for gifts at The Original Farmers Market, and finally examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Santa Barbara - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip generator.

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 31°C. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
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Titanic ©
Titanic
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign ©

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Inner Canyon and Maricopa Point. Explore Grand Canyon National Park's surroundings by going to Supai (Havasupai Falls & Mooney Falls). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, trek along Hermit Trail, take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. You will leave for Lake Powell on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Supai, Hermit Trail
Highlights from your plan
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lake Powell travel planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Powell by car takes about 6.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Lake Powell, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 25°C. You'll set off for Page on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Nature Trails

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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.
On the 15th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Page tour planner.

You can drive from Lake Powell to Page in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Page can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

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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. On the 16th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Comb Ridge, then stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandstone Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then make a trip to Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, and finally see the interesting displays at Navajo Cultural Center.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Page in August, with highs in Monument Valley at 36°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Kayenta, Comb Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum, then cruise along Scenic Byway of Highway 128, and then see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch Rock Art and then hike along Double O Arch.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Arches National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Monument Valley in August since evenings lows in Arches National Park dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

RedRock Astronomy, Scenic Byway of Highway 128, Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Double O Arch ©
Double O Arch
Wolfe Ranch ©
Wolfe Ranch

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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 20th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Agua Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Queen Victoria, and then take in breathtaking views at Ponderosa Canyon. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Yovimpa Point, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then take in breathtaking views at Willis Creek Slot Canyon.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Bryce, Willis Creek
Highlights from your plan
Agua Canyon ©
Agua Canyon
Willis Creek ©
Willis Creek
Ponderosa Canyon ©
Ponderosa Canyon

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
On the 22nd (Tue), take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown, then enjoy some diversion at Machine Guns Vegas, then have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster, and finally admire the majestic nature at Valley of Fire State Park. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Chapel of the Flowers, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This Las Vegas, then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Charleston.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Las Vegas itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Machine Guns Vegas ©
Machine Guns Vegas
Mount Charleston ©
Mount Charleston
Chapel of the Flowers ©
Chapel of the Flowers

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