8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
3
Zion National Park
— 1 night
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
5
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights

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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.
Plan a Los Angeles trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. Traveling from New York City in August, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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 10th (Mon): try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, thenadmire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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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 11th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
On the 12th (Wed), go for a walk through Paria View, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park journey builder.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. In August, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Zion National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Temple Square, thenponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City journey app.

Fly from Bryce Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, thentake in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, things will get colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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