32 days in Western US Itinerary

32 days in Western US Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
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Paso Robles
— 2 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Wynn Las Vegas. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Little Finland. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online trip builder.

Lima, Peru to Las Vegas is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Peru Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Lima in April since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

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Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zabriskie Point and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Take a break from the city and head to Artists Dr and Badwater Basin. It doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon and don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park route planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Las Vegas in April since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Paso Robles.

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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8
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Water Body
Badwater Basin
4.7
Scenic Drive
Artists Dr
4.6

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Paso Robles

Paso Robles ©

Paso

A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
Escape the urban bustle at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop and Moonstone Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Hearst Castle and Adelaida Vineyards & Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Cambria Nursery and Florist (in Cambria), Speed Boats Tours (in Avila Beach) and Morro Rock (in Morro Bay). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas and learn about winemaking at McPrice Myers Wines.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Paso Robles trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Paso Robles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Paso Robles, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 29th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Carmel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Paso Robles to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Paso Robles in April, you will find days in Carmel are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to San Francisco.

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks, then wander the streets of SoMa, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary planner.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. April in San Francisco sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Yosemite, Tunnel View and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yosemite Falls and Glacier Point. Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail and identify plant and animal life at North Dome.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect little chillier with lows of 1°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

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Must see
Yosemite Falls
4.7
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dead Horse Point State Park and Delicate Arch. Step out of the city life by going to Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Double Down Bike Shop. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, hike along Hidden Valley Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Moab sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Moab. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Moab is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Explore hidden gems such as Cathedral Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Get in touch with nature at Bearizona Wildlife Park and Oak Creek Canyon. Step out of Sedona with an excursion to Painted Desert in Petrified Forest National Park--about 2h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, stop by Kachina House, and hike along Devil's Bridge Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona vacation planner.

You can drive from Moab to Sedona in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In May in Sedona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Bell Rock
4.8
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Cathedral Rock
4.8
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Oak Creek Canyon
4.7

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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 Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 0°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Rim Trail
5.0

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Zion National Park and Zion Shuttle. Step off the beaten path and head to The Narrows and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park tour planner.

Take a shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 10 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Zion National Park at 28°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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The Narrows
4.9

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