16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Phoenix
— 1 night
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
3
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
4
Moab
— 3 nights
5
Cody
— 4 nights

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night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Phoenix day trip tool.

Pittsburgh to Phoenix is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Pittsburgh in August, plan for warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 105°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 23:
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, &more). There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and don't miss a visit to LAX Theme Building.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Phoenix in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be slightly colder, around 66°F, while days are much colder, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 27:
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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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.
Zion National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zion National Park driving holiday planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Zion National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 30:
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, and see Off-Road Tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Moab trip maker tool.

Drive from Zion National Park to Moab in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Moab when traveling from Zion National Park in August, with lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Cody.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Climbing Tours

4
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Venture out of the city with trips to Yellowstone National Park (Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Mount Washburn, &more). There's still lots to do: hit the bull's-eye at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, explore the landscape on two wheels at Paul Stock Nature Trail, and don't miss a visit to Pahaska Tepee.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cody trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Moab to Cody in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, Cody is little chillier than Moab - with highs of 70°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cody

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 6:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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