10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Fly + taxi:  1​h 30​min
1
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Phoenix
— 2 nights
End: Phoenix

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Jerome State Historic Park and Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Tuzigoot National Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from Sedona: Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale) and Jerome (Holy Family Church & Douglas Mansion). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Oak Creek Vista Point, do a tasting at Page Springs Cellars, explore the striking landscape at Snoopy Rock, and view the masterpieces at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sedona itinerary planning website .

Phoenix to Sedona is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Phoenix in September, with highs in Sedona at 85°F and lows at 63°F. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Jerome, Clarkdale, Cornville
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Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Tuzigoot National Monument ©
Tuzigoot National Monument
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Yavapai Point, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and finally stroll around Indian Garden.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 75°F, while nights are colder with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and then shop like a local with The Strip. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (93°F), and nights are warmer (71°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): trek along Riverside Walk, stroll through Temple of Sinawava Trail, and then trek along Kayenta Trail.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park online route builder .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Zion National Park to be cooler, around 48°F, while days are little chillier, around 84°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Phoenix Police Museum, then see the interesting displays at Western Spirit: Scottsdale's Museum of the West, and then learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Martin Auto Museum, examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, then examine the collection at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting, and finally identify plant and animal life at Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix visit planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Phoenix in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zion National Park in September: highs in Phoenix hover around 99°F, while lows dip to 78°F. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Phoenix Police Museum ©
Phoenix Police Museum
Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch ©
Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

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