8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Plattsburgh
Fly:  12​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Boulder City
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Plattsburgh

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City online trip itinerary planner .

Plattsburgh to Salt Lake City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Plattsburgh to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from Plattsburgh in May, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Museums
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Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Moab trip builder tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Moab in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Trails
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, get great views at Yaki Point, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

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You can drive from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. In May, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Moab - with highs of 68°F and lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Boulder City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Boulder City route planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Boulder City takes 4 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Boulder City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Boulder City: temperatures range from 86°F by day to 61°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Helicopter Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Boulder City to Las Vegas in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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