10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Livermore
Drive:  10​h 15​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Williams
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Palm Desert
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
End: Livermore

1
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Rim Trail, The Trail of Time, Grand Canyon Village, and other attractions. On the 28th (Thu), take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, then engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and then make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner .

Livermore to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Livermore in March, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 23°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village

few
hours
Williams

Williams
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Bearizona Wildlife Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Canyon Deer Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Bearizona Wildlife Park, and then don't miss a visit to Bedrock City.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Williams online road trip planner .

Drive from Palm Desert to Williams in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Palm Desert in April; daily highs in Williams reach 61°F and lows reach 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Williams

Shopping

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You've now added Red Rock Jeep Tours to your itinerary. On the 30th (Sat), see Red Rock Jeep Tours and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sedona trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 67°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Jeep Tours ©
Red Rock Jeep Tours

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kids will enjoy Desert Botanical Garden and Phoenix Zoo. Go for a jaunt from Phoenix to Scottsdale to see Taliesin West about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix visit planner .

Drive from Sedona to Phoenix in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sedona in March; daily highs in Phoenix reach 82°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Palm Desert.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

3
nights
Palm Desert

Palm Desert ©
Palm Desert is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, in the Coachella Valley, approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Palm Springs and 122 miles (196 km) east of Los Angeles. Kids will appreciate attractions like Lions, Tigers & Bears and Eagle and High Peak Mine. Step out of Palm Desert with an excursion to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in Borrego Springs--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Sunnylands Center & Gardens, enjoy some diversion at Empire Polo Club, pause for some photo ops at Desert Holocaust Memorial, and wander the streets of El Paseo Shopping District.

Before you visit Palm Desert, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Phoenix to Palm Desert in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to Palm Desert, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Palm Desert can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Palm Desert

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Indio, Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Eagle and High Peak Mine, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Eagle and High Peak Mine ©
Eagle and High Peak Mine
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park ©
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

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