50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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50 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 9 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Bluff
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Canyonlands National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Arches National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Capitol Reef National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Zion National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Lake Powell
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
11
Hoover
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

6
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, push the limits with an extreme tour, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online route planner .

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Las Vegas is minus 8 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in June: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 46°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Boulder City
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 27:
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

9
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 6:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
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. Monument Valley is known for nature, museums, trails, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, hike along Wildcat Trail, make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, and explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Monument Valley attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. In July, Monument Valley is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bluff.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:
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Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

4
nights
Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Bluff: Balloon Rides (in Albuquerque), The Edge of the Cedars State Park (in Blanding) and Mesa Verde National Park (Balcony House & Long House). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at The Anasazi Heritage Center, steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site, explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Gods, and take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bluff trip builder site .

Drive from Monument Valley to Bluff in an hour. July in Bluff sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Bluff

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, Mexican Hat, Balloon Rides, Moki Dugway, The Anasazi Heritage Center
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 13:
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Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Balloon Rides

3
nights
Canyonlands National Park

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.
Canyonlands National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook, hike along White Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at The Needles, and explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Canyonlands National Park trip maker site .

Drive from Bluff to Canyonlands National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Bluff in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Canyonlands National Park: highs are around 42°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:
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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook
White Rim Road ©
White Rim Road

4
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.
Explore Arches National Park's surroundings by going to Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway (in Whitewater) and Colorado National Monument (in Fruita). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, stroll through Fiery Furnace, snap pictures at Dewey Bridge, and hike along Landscape Arch.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park trip planning site .

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park in 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Arches National Park can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Dewey Bridge, Unaweep-Tabeguache Scenic Byway, Colorado National Monument
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

4
nights
Capitol Reef National Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Capitol Reef National Park: Factory Butte (in Caineville), Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey) and Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Cove Fort Historic Site, explore the landscape on two wheels at Cathedral Valley Loop, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Capitol Reef National Park , and explore the striking landscape at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Capitol Reef National Park road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Capitol Reef National Park takes 3.5 hours. In July, Capitol Reef National Park is a bit cooler than Arches National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Utah, Factory Butte, Highway 12 Scenic Byway, Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Cove Fort Historic Site ©
Cove Fort Historic Site

5
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.
Bryce Canyon National Park is known for trails, nature, shopping, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Sunset Point.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. July in Bryce Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zion National Park: Kanab (Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Off-Road Tours, & more) and Springdale (Canyoning & Rappelling Tours & Joy Craft & Design). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows, stroll through Observation Point, trek along Canyon Overlook Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip builder .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 40°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kanab, Springdale
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Ticaboo Canyon and then trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Lake Powell travel itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Lake Powell with the Route module. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Lake Powell, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hoover.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Trails Nature
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

3
nights
Hoover

Hoover ©
Hoover is a city in Jefferson and Shelby counties in north central Alabama, United States. Explore Hoover's surroundings by going to Montgomery (Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, Legacy Museum, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, admire the sheer force of Moss Rock Preserve & Waterfalls, take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, and don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hoover tour builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lake Powell to Hoover. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Hoover are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hoover

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Montgomery, Birmingham
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
Montgomery Indoor Shooting Complex ©

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