8 days in Western US Itinerary

8 days in Western US Itinerary

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8 days in Western US Itinerary

Newark
Fly:  9​h
Page
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Sedona
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + taxi:  9​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Newark

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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.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip planning tool .

Newark to Page is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Page. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Newark in September: highs in Page hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

#Nature, #Parks
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Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

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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.
On the 1st (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

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Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

2
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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 2nd (Tue), take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock and then trek along Oak Creek Canyon.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sedona driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Sedona hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

2
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 4th (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then hike along Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary planner .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Sedona to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Sedona in October, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 47°F and lows about 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip tool .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, things will get much warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 73°F and lows about 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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