8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
5
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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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 18th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip planner.

Kansas City to Salt Lake City is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from Kansas City in September, with lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks

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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.
On the 19th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip builder app.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In September, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Salt Lake City - with highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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 21st (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Observation Point and then stroll through The Narrows.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Zion National Park to be colder, around 48°F, while days are little chillier, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

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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 22nd (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Paria View, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. In September, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Zion National Park - with highs of 70°F and lows of 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

1
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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Cohab Canyon Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Capitol Reef National Park online holiday planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), trek along Pothole Point Trail, then 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 other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Canyonlands National Park takes 4 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in September: high temperatures in Canyonlands National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

1
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Arches National Park

A Red Rock Wonderland

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.
On the 25th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Double Arch and then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch.

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Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.