8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 1 night
2
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
5
Redding
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 30th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, thentake in panoramic vistas at High Roller, thenadmire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel planning site.

Charlotte to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in March; daily highs in Las Vegas reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Cottonwood Spring Oasis and then stroll through Lost Palms Oasis Trail.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Joshua Tree National Park journey maker site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °F in March, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

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Cottonwood Spring Oasis ©
Cottonwood Spring Oasis

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 2nd (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Dante's View and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in April, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, get great views at Washburn Point, thenhit the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Merced River, thenexplore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mono Pass Trail.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 6 hours. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Redding.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Mono Pass Trail ©
Mono Pass Trail
Curry Village Ice Rink ©
Curry Village Ice Rink

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Redding

Redding ©
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stroll through Sacramento Rail Trail, wander the wide-open spaces of Lema Ranch, and then grab your bike and head to Clover Creek Preserve Trail.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Redding trip itinerary site.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Redding in 15 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in Redding hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Lema Ranch ©
Lema Ranch

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