8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Berkeley
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Denver
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
6
Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
7
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
8
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: Berkeley

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 6th (Thu), examine the collection at S.S. Lane Victory, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, then appreciate the history behind Korean Bell of Friendship, and finally snap pictures at Vincent Thomas Bridge.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

Berkeley to Los Angeles is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Berkeley in June, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium ©
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
Korean Bell of Friendship ©
Korean Bell of Friendship
S.S. Lane Victory ©
S.S. Lane Victory

1
day
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 7th (Fri): get great views at Maricopa Point, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Yavapai Point.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are colder with lows around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

1
night
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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas planning tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 77°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 103°F. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
New York New York Casino ©
New York New York Casino

1
night
Grand Junction

Grand Junction
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Junction online journey builder .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Junction by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Junction due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect Grand Junction to be slightly colder, temps between 91°F and 58°F. On the 9th (Sun), you're off toDenver.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Outdoors Parks Nature

1
day
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): ski along the peaceful trails at Cherry Creek State Park, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Dinosaur Ridge.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Denver trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Grand Junction to Denver takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Junction in June, you will find days in Denver are little chillier (83°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Boulder.

Things to do in Denver

Wildlife Parks Trails

Side Trips

Cherry Creek State Park, Dinosaur Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Spas

2
nights
Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): hike along Royal Arch, then look for all kinds of wild species at Humane Society of Boulder Valley, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Valmont Bike Park.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Boulder trip itinerary builder website .

Boulder is very close to Denver. June in Boulder sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Boulder

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Valmont Bike Park ©
Valmont Bike Park
Humane Society of Boulder Valley ©
Humane Society of Boulder Valley

1
night
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 11th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at City Creek Canyon and then steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary maker site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Boulder to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boulder in June, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Trails Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 12th (Wed), kick back and relax at Lakeside Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Salt Lake City to South Lake Tahoe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to South Lake Tahoe is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, you will find days in South Lake Tahoe are slightly colder (77°F), and nights are much colder (41°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach

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