22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11 h
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
drive:  6 h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
drive:  9 h
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: London

1
night
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 traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website .

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. When traveling from London in September, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Harmony Borax Works and Charcoal Kilns. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zabriskie Point and Panamint Range. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Badwater Basin, take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins, and stroll through Telescope Peak trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park online journey planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Charcoal Kilns ©
Charcoal Kilns

7
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
You'll explore and learn at Mariposa Museum and History Center and Angels Camp Museum and Carriage House. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and El Capitan. Venture out of the city with trips to Mariposa (California State Mining and Mineral Museum & Casto Oaks Fine Wine and Arts), Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum (in Groveland) and Ironstone Vineyards (in Murphys). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, make a trip to Olmsted Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome, and get great views at Valley View.

Discover how to plan a Yosemite National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Do a combination of car and bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mariposa, Ironstone Vineyards, Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum, Angels Camp Museum and Carriage House
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 18:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Museum and History Center ©
Mariposa Museum and History Center

2
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.
On the 19th (Sat), trek along Temple of Sinawava Trail, view the masterpieces at Worthington Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at David J West Gallery, then shop like a local with LaFave Gallery, and finally trek along Watchman Trail. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Kolob Terrace Road, relax in the rural setting at Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally mingle with the ghosts of the past at Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park in 9 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Springdale, Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor, Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)
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Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail
Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town) ©
Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)
David J West Gallery ©
David J West Gallery

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Sunset Point. There's still lots to do: hike along Navajo Loop Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then steep yourself in history at Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and finally walk around Indian Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Powell Point and then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip site .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Grand Canyon Railway Depot ©
Grand Canyon Railway Depot

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Get a sense of the local culture at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas and Pinball Hall of Fame. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nelson Ghost Town and Little Church of the West. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours (in Nelson). Explore Las Vegas further: examine the collection at The Auto Collections, have fun at Machine Guns Vegas, wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade, and pause for some serene contemplation at Roman Catholic Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer.

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Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Nelson, Clark County Heritage Museum
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Nelson Ghost Town ©
Nelson Ghost Town
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame
Clark County Heritage Museum ©
Clark County Heritage Museum

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