9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Las Vegas
— Few hours
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
4
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
5
Durango
— 1 night
6
Denver
— 1 night

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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.
For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel route planning site.

Atlanta to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Atlanta in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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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 17th (Sun), stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, thentrek along Queen's Garden Trail, and finally trek along Rim Trail.

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You can drive from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, thensee Off-Road Tours, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, thencontemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find ratings and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip maker app.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, expect Monument Valley to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Moki Dugway, Bluff Fort Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): trek along Petroglyph Point Hike and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mesa Verde National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Far View Sites, thenexplore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, thendelve into the distant past at Balcony House, and finally explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House.

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Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Mesa Verde National Park takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mesa Verde National Park when traveling from Monument Valley in May, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph Point Hike ©
Petroglyph Point Hike
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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night
Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Durango online travel route planner.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Durango in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
On the 24th (Sun), take a stroll through 16th Street Mall and then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

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Getting from Durango to Denver by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durango in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Denver, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Childrens Museums Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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