11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 3 nights
2
Denver
— 1 night
3
Aspen
— 1 night
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
6
Zion National Park
— 1 night

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Empire State Building, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City sightseeing planner.

Phoenix to New York City is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Phoenix, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in New York City, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
night
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 17th (Sun): meet the residents at Denver Zoo, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and then contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Denver trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Denver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Denver, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

1
night
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and then walk around The John Denver Sanctuary.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Aspen trip maker app.

You can fly from Denver to Aspen in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Denver in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Aspen, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, thenhead off the coast to Alcatraz Island, thentake in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Golden Gate Park and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning app.

Getting from Aspen to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Aspen in May, with highs in San Francisco at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, thenadmire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip website.

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

1
night
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 (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in Zion National Park to be cooler, around °F, while days are a bit cooler, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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