16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Philadelphia
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi + bus:  4​h 45​min
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Page
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
Phoenix
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Philadelphia

3
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles custom trip planner.

Philadelphia to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in November; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 75°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications

2
days
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then make a trip to Sedona Airport Overlook. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then hike along Broken Arrow Trail, and then view the masterpieces at A Spa For You Sedona Day Spa.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sedona trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus from Los Angeles to Sedona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Sedona is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Sedona to be little chillier, temps between 64°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

4
days
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 23rd (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Yaki Point, shop like a local with Lookout Studio, and make a trip to Powell Point.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in November, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (54°F), and nights are colder (21°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail

few
hours
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.
For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Page vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Page, with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Page

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend

1
day
Mesa Verde National Park

Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Long House, steep yourself in history at Balcony House, and then contemplate the long history of Cliff Palace.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park trip itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and car from Page to Mesa Verde National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Page in November since evenings lows in Mesa Verde National Park dip to 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace
Long House
Balcony House

1
day
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital, and largest city, of the state of Arizona. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Phoenix tour planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Mesa Verde National Park to Phoenix takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in November, expect Phoenix to be much hotter, temps between 77°F and 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden

2
days
Santa Fe

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): wander the streets of Canyon Road and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, then make a trip to Liquid Light Glass, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our Santa Fe tour planner.

Fly from Phoenix to Santa Fe in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Phoenix in November, things will get cooler in Santa Fe: highs are around 53°F and lows about 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, Balloon Rides
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Loretto Chapel

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