10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Willow Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

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night
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.
On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Denver trip planning website .

Philadelphia to Denver is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Denver is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in October, Denver is little chillier at night with lows of 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Denver

Nature Parks
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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Farview Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Bryce Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Denver in October, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 61°F and lows about 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get great views at Hopi Point and then hike along Bright Angel Trail. On your second day here, hike along South Kaibab Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. October in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Willow Beach.

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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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night
Willow Beach

Willow Beach ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get a taste of life in the country at Joshua Tree Ostrich Ranch and Guest House.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Willow Beach vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Willow Beach in 4 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Willow Beach to be warmer, around 58°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Willow Beach

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nelson, Colorado River, Joshua Tree Ostrich Ranch and Guest House
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Colorado River ©
Colorado River
Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours ©
Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours
Nelson Ghost Town ©
Nelson Ghost Town

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night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Willow Beach to Las Vegas in 1.5 hours. October in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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