8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  4​h
1
Las Vegas
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Capitol Reef National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
End: Minneapolis

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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.
To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planner.

Minneapolis to Las Vegas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Minneapolis to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Minneapolis in June, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 103°F by day to 77°F at night. You'll set off for Zion National Park on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Las Vegas

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Canyon Overlook Trail and Observation Point. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zion Shuttle and Zion's Main Canyon.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park route planner.

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 81°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

2
nights
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, explore the striking landscape at Water Pocket Fold, and then stroll through Chimney Rock Trail.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Capitol Reef National Park trip planning app .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Capitol Reef National Park are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Water Pocket Fold ©
Water Pocket Fold

1
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas
To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary planner .

Getting from Capitol Reef National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Capitol Reef National Park to Las Vegas. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 104°F and lows are around 81°F. On the 6th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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