10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Santa Fe
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Sedona
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Newark

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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 3rd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip planner .

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. Traveling from Newark in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

1
night
Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, then do a tasting at Four Leaves Winery, and then see the interesting displays at Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Durango driving holiday app .

Drive from Santa Fe to Durango in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 54°F in Durango. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Four Leaves Winery ©
Four Leaves Winery

1
night
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 5th (Fri): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Moab travel route planner.

Getting from Durango to Moab by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, Moab is a bit warmer than Durango - with highs of 97°F and lows of 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Sat), trot along with a tour on horseback, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Moab in July: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 81°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, trek along Angel's Landing, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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day
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sedona day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Sedona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Zion National Park in July since evenings lows in Sedona dip to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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night
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 9th (Tue): trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then get great views at Powell Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

1
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.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 81°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 104°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Wynn Las Vegas ©
Wynn Las Vegas

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. In July, San Francisco is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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