8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Flagstaff
— Few hours
Fly:  17​h
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, head outdoors with Moorea Beach Club, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Arches National Park to Las Vegas is an approximately 5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Arches National Park to Las Vegas. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Arches National Park in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 87°F and lows are around 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Moorea Beach Club ©
Moorea Beach Club

2
nights
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 22nd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, then trek along Angel's Landing, and then admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip site .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Zion National Park hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Lipan Point. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, cruise along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in May, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 68°F and lows at 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

few
hours
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
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You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Flagstaff are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Side Trip

Painted Desert
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Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

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