8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 2 nights
Drive
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Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles route site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 28th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 30th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Moab trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Moab in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Moab due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Moab hover around 97°F and lows are around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Buena Vista Heritage Museum, then take in the natural beauty of Cottonwood Hot Springs Inn & Spa, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Buena Vista attractions planner.

Drive from Moab to Buena Vista in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in July, expect Buena Vista to be little chillier, temps between 80°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks

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Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, then explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Buena Vista in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Colorado Springs: highs are around 83°F and lows about 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.

Colorado travel guide

4.4
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.