9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
End: Las Vegas

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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.
Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Boston to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Boston in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 57°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): trek along Angel's Landing and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park journey builder website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park is 1 hour. In December, Zion National Park is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 50°F and lows of 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then get great views at Sunset Point, then take some stellar pictures from Paria View, and finally take some stellar pictures from Farview Point. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Queen's Garden Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in December, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 36°F and 8°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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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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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Dixie Ellis' Lower Antelope Canyon Tours has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): capture your vacation like a pro with Dixie Ellis' Lower Antelope Canyon Tours and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally contemplate the long history of Navajo Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Page travel route planning app .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and shuttle. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from 47°F by day to 30°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Navajo Bridge
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
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