7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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7 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Orleans
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New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: New Orleans

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then make a trip to Pontalba Buildings, and finally stroll around New Orleans City Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip builder site .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to New Orleans. In May, daytime highs in New Orleans are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): wander the streets of The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 63°F and lows at 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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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.
On the 18th (Mon), get great views at Observation Point and then stroll through The Narrows.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Zion National Park tour app .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Zion National Park at 76°F and lows at 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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