18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Las Vegas
Drive:  4 h 30 min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  10 h
2
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h 45 min
5
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  11 h 15 min
7
Garden City
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
End: Carthage

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail. On your second day here, trek along Rim Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): hike along The Narrows and then trek along Angel's Landing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park road trip planning tool.

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 June: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): trek along Queen's Garden Trail, thentake in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop and then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. In June, Bryce Canyon National Park is little chillier than Zion National Park - with highs of 79°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

2
nights
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 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, thentrek along Windows, and finally stroll through Delicate Arch. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, thenhike along Devils Garden Trailhead, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tunnel Arch.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Arches National Park trip 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. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Arches National Park to be much warmer, around 61°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 95°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Arches National Park

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

3
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Jackson Hole: Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton, Cascade Canyon Trail, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at National Museum of Wildlife Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, explore the landscape on two wheels at Antelope Flats, and make a trip to Town Square.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Jackson Hole online trip maker.

You can fly from Arches National Park to Jackson Hole in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. Traveling from Arches National Park in June, expect Jackson Hole to be much colder, temps between 72°F and 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): trek along Artist Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Inspiration Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at Golden Gate Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, thentake in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Garden City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
Garden City

Garden City ©
Garden City is a city in and the county seat of Finney County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): try to win big at Boothill Casino and Resort and then steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Trail Tracks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): cool off at Parrot Cove Indoor Waterpark and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lee Richardson Zoo.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Garden City trip tool.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Garden City in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Garden City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Garden City, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Garden City

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dodge City
Highlights from your plan
Boothill Casino and Resort ©
Boothill Casino and Resort
Lee Richardson Zoo ©
Lee Richardson Zoo
Parrot Cove Indoor Waterpark ©
Parrot Cove Indoor Waterpark

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