12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Moab
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + train:  4​h 15​min
4
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Newark

2
nights
Santa Fe

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.
On the 14th (Wed), browse the eclectic array of goods at The Plaza, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, wander the streets of Canyon Road, then make a trip to Vivo Contemporary, and finally explore the striking landscape at Hall of The White Giant.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe route maker app .

Newark to Santa Fe is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Santa Fe is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Newark in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Santa Fe, with highs around 58°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Hall of The White Giant
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

5
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.
On the 18th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and hike along Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in March, expect slightly colder with lows of 22°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, then make a trip to Wolfe Ranch Rock Art, and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Moab online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Moab when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, with lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Denver.

Things to do in Moab

#Nature, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Coors Field, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and then meet the residents at Denver Zoo.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Moab to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Moab in March, you will find days in Denver are a bit cooler (56°F), and nights are about the same (30°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

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