15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6 h 30 min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  45 min
2
Boulder City
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
car:  10 h
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
6
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
8
Westcliffe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
End: Atlanta

2
nights
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.
On the 27th (Wed), ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder.

Atlanta to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Atlanta to Las Vegas. Traveling from Atlanta in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (87°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). On the 29th (Fri), you're off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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hours
Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
On the 29th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Boulder City itinerary builder.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Boulder City in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. May in Boulder City sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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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 29th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Boulder City to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Boulder City in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 68°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 33°F. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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nights
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 1st (Mon): explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, and then take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of The Narrows and then hike along Angel's Landing.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 10 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 76°F and lows are around 41°F. 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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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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.
On the 3rd (Wed), stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip maker.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in June; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 79°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Arches National Park planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June: highs in Arches National Park hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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night
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): trek along Pothole Point Trail, explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, then explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, and finally get great views at Grand View Point Overlook.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Canyonlands National Park driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Westcliffe.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

3
nights
Westcliffe

Westcliffe is a statutory town that is the county seat of Custer County, Colorado, United States. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Westcliffe: Canon City (Museum of Colorado Prisons & Skyline Drive) and Buena Vista (Vicksburg, Climbing Tours, &more). The adventure continues: wander the wide-open spaces of Bear Basin Packtrips.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Westcliffe itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Westcliffe in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Canyonlands National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Westcliffe: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Westcliffe

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Buena Vista, Canon City
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Zipline
Bear Basin Packtrips ©
Bear Basin Packtrips

1
night
Colorado Springs

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.
On the 9th (Tue), deepen your knowledge of military history at United States Air Force Academy.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Westcliffe to Colorado Springs in 2 hours. While traveling from Westcliffe, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 54°F. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miramont Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Miramont Castle Museum ©
Miramont Castle Museum
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy

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