29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  11​h 15​min
8
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h
11
Horseshoe Bend
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
13
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Christchurch

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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.
For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary builder.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Christchurch in May, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Walnut Canyon National Monument and Chapel of the Holy Cross. Explore hidden gems such as Oak Creek Canyon and Bell Rock. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, trek along Airport Mesa, and admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sedona trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Los Angeles to Sedona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Sedona due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Walnut Canyon National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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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.
Visiting Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Moran Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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 5th (Tue), race across the water with a speed boat tour, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then trek along Horseshoe Bend. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Page custom trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are much hotter (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
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 7th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Comb Ridge and then stroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Monument Valley takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, Monument Valley is a bit cooler than Page - with highs of 35°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Comb Ridge
Highlights from your plan

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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.
On the 9th (Sat), stroll through Double Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park trip generator.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Arches National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in June, things will get a bit warmer in Arches National Park: highs are around 39°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Dead Horse Point State Park
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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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 11th (Mon): hike along Spruce Canyon Trail, then delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, and finally delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Mesa Verde National Park itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Mesa Verde National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mesa Verde National Park when traveling from Arches National Park in June, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

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Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip generator.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Mesa Verde National Park to Key West in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park to Key West, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): push the limits with an extreme tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, then make a trip to The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary maker.

You can fly from Key West to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Key West to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Key West in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (45°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for the bus ride to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Hoover Dam Bypass ©
Hoover Dam Bypass

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then explore the activities along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Las Vegas in June, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Horseshoe Bend.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail ©
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail

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Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend
Horseshoe Bend is the largest city in rural Boise County, in the southwestern part of the U.S. To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Horseshoe Bend travel itinerary creator.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Death Valley National Park to Horseshoe Bend. Traveling from Death Valley National Park to Horseshoe Bend, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in June: high temperatures in Horseshoe Bend hover around 32°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 19th (Tue), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Horseshoe Bend

Tours Outdoors Adventure

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 19th (Tue), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then take a stroll through Twin Peaks. Keep things going the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Horseshoe Bend to San Francisco. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Horseshoe Bend to San Francisco. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Horseshoe Bend in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Spend the 24th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through May Lake Trailhead, and explore the activities along Gaylor Lake.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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