8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: San Diego

3
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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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, push the limits with an extreme tour, and make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

San Diego to Las Vegas is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 87°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

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Boulder City
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary builder site .

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Ticaboo Canyon and then stroll through Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lake Powell sightseeing planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Lake Powell. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 69°F in Lake Powell. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Moab.

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2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. Keep things going the next day: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Moab road trip planning site .

Drive from Lake Powell to Moab in 9 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Moab, with lows around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

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