9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 2 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— Few hours
3
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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.
On the 28th (Mon), take in the views from Denver Millennium Bridge.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Denver tour planner.

Houston to Denver is an approximately 17.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Houston in December, with highs in Denver at 43°F and lows at 19°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Highlights from your plan
Museo De Las Americas ©
Museo De Las Americas
Denver Millennium Bridge ©
Denver Millennium Bridge

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hidden Valley Sledding and Tubing Hill.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

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 30th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, then admire the striking features of LDS Conference Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Thu): fly down the slopes at Woodward Park City, then fly down the slopes at Ski Butlers Park City, and then see what you can catch with Rocky Mountain Outfitters.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Rocky Mountain National Park to Salt Lake City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in December, plan for little chillier days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 39°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 24°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Outfitters ©
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Woodward Park City ©
Woodward Park City

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Las Vegas

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Charleston, enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, then enjoy some diversion at Machine Guns Vegas, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, then examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, and finally visit The LINQ Promenade.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Machine Guns Vegas ©
Machine Guns Vegas

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, then trek along Lands End, and then immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 46°F in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Lands End ©
Lands End

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