8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Los Angeles
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Moab
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Sedona
— 1 night
bus + taxi + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Los Angeles

2
days
Colorado Springs

National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Olympic Training Center and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs day trip website .

Los Angeles to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Fun & Games

Side Trips

North Pole - Santa's Workshop, River Rafting & Tubing, Arcade Amusements, Inc
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River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

1
day
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 18th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then admire all the interesting features of Coors Field.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Denver by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or fly. June in Denver sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo

1
day
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Moab visit planner .

You can fly from Denver to Moab in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Denver in June, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between 95°F and 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Moab

#Nature, #Parks, #Trails
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

1
day
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, then don't miss a visit to On The Edge Gallery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Moab to Phoenix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Moab - with highs of 107°F and lows of 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Phoenix

#Museums, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

On The Edge Gallery
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
On The Edge Gallery ©
On The Edge Gallery

1
day
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 21st (Thu), explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Santa Fe online travel planner .

You can fly from Phoenix to Santa Fe in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from Phoenix in June, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Santa Fe: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

1
day
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Sedona Airport Overlook, delve into the mystery of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona road trip planning site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Santa Fe to Sedona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Santa Fe in June since evenings lows in Sedona dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Sedona Airport Overlook ©
Sedona Airport Overlook

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