14 days in United States & Germany Itinerary

14 days in United States & Germany Itinerary

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Cologne, Germany
— 5 nights
2
Death Valley National Park, United States
— 1 night
3
Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night
5
Zion National Park, United States
— 1 night
6
Bryce Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night

5
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Step out of the city life by going to Wild- & Erlebnispark Daun and Schalkenmehrener Maar. Popular historic sites such as Cologne Cathedral and Konstantinbasilika are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Koblenz (Jesuitenplatz & Basilica of St. Castor), Church of St. Severus (in Boppard) and Haribo Store (in Bonn). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Braunfels, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Viktor Dom, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Lambert's Church, and steep yourself in history at Wetzlar Cathedral.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cologne itinerary planning website.

Eindhoven, The Netherlands to Cologne is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. July in Cologne sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Trier, Wetzlar, Muenster, Koblenz, Burg Stahleck
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Gross St. Martin ©
Gross St. Martin
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Konstantinbasilika ©
Konstantinbasilika

1
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Death Valley National Park, United States

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 5th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Charcoal Kilns, thensteep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, and then steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, thentake in breathtaking views at Titus Canyon, and then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Cologne to Death Valley National Park in 21 hours. Traveling from Cologne to Death Valley National Park, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Cologne in August: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon

2
nights
Las Vegas, United States

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
River Rafting & Tubing
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame

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night
Grand Canyon National Park, United States

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.
On the 8th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Moran Point, thenget great views at Shoshone Point, thentake in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Pipe Creek Vista, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Moran Point ©
Moran Point

1
night
Zion National Park, United States

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.
To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park day trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 10 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Springdale
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Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail
David J West Gallery ©
David J West Gallery

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park, United States

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.
Plan trip to Bryce Canyon National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, things will get little chillier in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
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