25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Cedar City
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Hurricane
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Ivins
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Dublin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Cambria
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
10
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Hackberry
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
16
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Narrows.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park travel tool .

Amsterdam, Holland to Zion National Park is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Zion National Park. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in May: highs in Zion National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cedar City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

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Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Cedar Breaks National Monument, take in breathtaking views at Dixie National Forest, and then view the masterpieces at Artisans Gallery.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cedar City trip planner .

Getting from Zion National Park to Cedar City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, you will find days in Cedar City are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Hurricane.

Things to do in Cedar City

Parks Nature Shopping
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Dixie National Forest ©
Dixie National Forest
Artisans Gallery ©
Artisans Gallery

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Hurricane

Hurricane ©
Hurricane is a city in Washington County, Utah and is a part of the St. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Sand Hollow State Park, then stop by Buffalo Trails Trading Company, then admire all the interesting features of Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor, and finally hike along Zion Rock & Mountain Guides.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hurricane online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Cedar City to Hurricane in an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cedar City in May, with highs in Hurricane at 33°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ivins.

Things to do in Hurricane

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Virgin, Zion Rock & Mountain Guides
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Zion Rock & Mountain Guides ©
Zion Rock & Mountain Guides
Sand Hollow State Park ©
Sand Hollow State Park
Buffalo Trails Trading Company ©
Buffalo Trails Trading Company

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Ivins

Ivins
Ivins is a city in Washington County, Utah, United States and is a part of the St. On the 15th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Anasazi Ridge Petroglyphs and then admire the majestic nature at Snow Canyon State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ivins travel route builder site .

Drive from Hurricane to Ivins in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Ivins can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Ivins

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Snow Canyon State Park
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Snow Canyon State Park
Snow Canyon State Park

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and then hike along Congress Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock and then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest.

For where to stay and tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Ivins to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ivins to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. May in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

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Dublin

Dublin ©
Dublin is a suburban city of the East Bay and Tri-Valley regions of Alameda County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park, don't miss a visit to Livermore Art Assoc Gallery, and then stroll through Iron Horse Trail.

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You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dublin, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trips

Livermore Art Assoc Gallery, Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park
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Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park ©
Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, sample the tasty concoctions at Sante Adairius Rustic Ales, and then cruise along West Cliff Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Dublin to Santa Cruz takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Dublin in May, expect nights in Santa Cruz to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Sante Adairius Rustic Ales, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales ©
Sante Adairius Rustic Ales

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then admire the architecture and history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along 17-Mile Drive, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then stop by Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey trip maker site .

You can drive from Santa Cruz to Monterey in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Cambria.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore and take pictures at Moonstone Beach Dr, enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Seal Rookery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cambria trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Cambria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Traveling from Monterey in May, expect nights in Cambria to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Friends of the Elephant Seal
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Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

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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 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and then make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cambria to Death Valley National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cambria in May since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip website .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Las Vegas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hackberry.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Hackberry

Hackberry ©
On the 27th (Mon), stop by Hackberry General Store and then identify plant and animal life at Keepers of the Wild Nature Park.

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You can drive from Las Vegas to Hackberry in 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Hackberry. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Hackberry

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Keepers of the Wild Nature Park
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Keepers of the Wild Nature Park ©
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park
Hackberry General Store ©
Hackberry General Store

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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.
On the 29th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hackberry to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Hackberry in May, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Monument Valley at 27°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

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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 1st (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Page online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Page takes 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Monument Valley in May since evenings lows in Page dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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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 2nd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, get great views at Paria View, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and car from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in June, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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