14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

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14 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Muscat
Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Carmel
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + taxi:  9​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Moab
— 1 night
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  9​h 30​min
7
Hood River
— 1 night
Fly:  28​h
End: Muscat

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Carmel trip builder website .

Muscat, Oman to Carmel is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Muscat to Carmel, you'll gain 12 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Carmel is colder than Muscat - with highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 15th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Carmel to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Carmel in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around -2°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 16th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then hike along Oak Creek Canyon, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Sedona in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Sedona. In April, Sedona is somewhat warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Nature, #Parks, #Scenic Drive
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Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): trek along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): trek along Tonto Trail, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary app .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon, and then identify plant and animal life at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Page online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are warmer (10°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Page

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Paria Canyon Wilderness Area
Highlights from your plan
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

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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 (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab online attractions planner .

Drive from Page to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Page in April, things will get little chillier in Moab: highs are around 22°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Hood River.

Things to do in Moab

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Turret Arch ©
Turret Arch

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 23rd (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Columbia Hills State Park, then take in the pleasant sights at Rowena Crest Viewpoint, and then stroll through Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Dog Mountain Trail and then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Moab to Hood River takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Moab to Hood River is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Moab in April, you will find days in Hood River are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hood River

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Mosier, Dog Mountain Trail, Columbia Hills State Park, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Rowena Crest Viewpoint ©
Rowena Crest Viewpoint

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