12 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
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Estes Park
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Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then hike along Rim Trail.

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Kenosha to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 26-hour car ride. Traveling from Kenosha to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kenosha in February, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (49°F), and nights are about the same (18°F). You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Pack the 20th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and admire all the interesting features of Mulholland Drive.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 71°F and lows are around 51°F. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 23rd (Thu).
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas route builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in February, things will get slightly colder in Las Vegas: highs are around 65°F and lows about 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can fly to Estes Park.
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Estes Park — 2 nights

More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Change things up with a short trip to Chapel on the Rock in Allenspark (about 30 minutes away). The adventure continues: stroll through Emerald Lake Trail and cruise along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Estes Park travel planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Estes Park by car takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Estes Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in February: highs in Estes Park hover around 51°F, while lows dip to 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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Colorado travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.
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