23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  20​h
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
8
Horseshoe Bend
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get your game on at Apocalypse Vegas, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get cooler in Las Vegas: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Dig This ©
Dig This

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.
On the 6th (Mon), stroll through Angel's Landing and then hike along Canyon Overlook Trail. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Observation Point and then stroll through The Narrows.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip app .

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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Zion National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Canyon Overlook Trail ©
Canyon Overlook Trail
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Paria View.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in January: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 2°C and lows are around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Paria View ©
Paria View

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and finally take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Page trip planning app .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. While traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Page, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Paria Canyon Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, trek along Rim Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

Make your Grand Canyon National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in January, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier at night with lows of -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
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. On the 13th (Mon), stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, stroll through Wildcat Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Monument Valley, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and have some family-friendly fun at The Rink at Rockefeller Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the New York City vacation planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to New York City in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In January in New York City, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Horseshoe Bend.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
day
Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend is a city in Fulton, Izard, and Sharp counties in the U.S. On the 19th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Crown Lake.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Horseshoe Bend online travel planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New York City to Horseshoe Bend. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Horseshoe Bend is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New York City in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Horseshoe Bend: temperatures range from 10°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Horseshoe Bend

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Crown Lake ©
Crown Lake

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel route builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Horseshoe Bend to Los Angeles. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Horseshoe Bend to Los Angeles. Traveling from Horseshoe Bend in January, you will find days in Los Angeles are much warmer (24°C), and nights are a bit warmer (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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