15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark
Drive:  12 h
1
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Nauvoo
— 1 night
Drive:  12 h 30 min
3
Johnstown
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
6
Zion National Park
— 1 night
drive:  12 h 30 min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
8
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  45 h
End: Newark

1
night
Chicago

Chicago
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Plan trip to Chicago with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Newark to Chicago is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Newark to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Chicago are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Nauvoo.

Things to do in Chicago

Nightlife Parks Fun & Games

1
night
Nauvoo

Nauvoo
Nauvoo is a small city in Hancock County, Illinois, United States, on the Mississippi River near Fort Madison, Iowa. Take the guesswork out of planning a Nauvoo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Chicago to Nauvoo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In August in Nauvoo, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 65°F at night. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll travel to Johnstown.

Things to do in Nauvoo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

1
night
Johnstown

Johnstown
The Town of Johnstown is a Home Rule Municipality in Weld and Larimer counties in the U.S. To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Johnstown travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Nauvoo to Johnstown with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Nauvoo to Johnstown is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Nauvoo in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Johnstown, with lows around 56°F. You'll set off for Salt Lake City on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Johnstown

Outdoors Nightlife Fun & Games

2
nights
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.
To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Johnstown to Salt Lake City. Traveling from Johnstown in August, things will get a bit warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 92°F and lows about 67°F. On the 6th (Sun), you're off to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll through Delicate Arch.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Arches National Park road trip tool.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Arches National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. In August in Arches National Park, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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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 7th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Zion National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Arches National Park in August since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

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night
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.
To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website.

Take a shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. When traveling from Zion National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 50°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

3
nights
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.
To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles visit site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 66°F in Los Angeles. You will leave for home on the 13th (Sun).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Tours

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