10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  7​h
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Detroit

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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.
For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder website .

Detroit to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Detroit to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in August, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 101°F and 77°F. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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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.
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park travel route planning website .

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 changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: highs in Zion National Park hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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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.
You've now added Paria View to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): hike along Rim Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, then take some stellar pictures from Paria View, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zion National Park in August: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 77°F and lows are around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Paria View ©
Paria View

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then get great views at Lookout Studio, and then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Railway Depot, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, get great views at Trailview Overlook, then get great views at The Abyss, and finally take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
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Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Visiting Fay Canyon Trail and Schnebly Hill Vista Overlook will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and V-Bar-V Heritage Site. There's more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Crescent Moon Picnic Site and get a taste of the local shopping with Navarro Gallery & Sculpture Garden.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sedona travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Sedona: highs are around 89°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

V-Bar-V Heritage Site
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Crescent Moon Picnic Site ©
Crescent Moon Picnic Site
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 17th (Sat), ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center and then trek along Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Phoenix trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Sedona to Phoenix by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. In August, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Sedona - with highs of 105°F and lows of 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

KOLI Equestrian Center
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KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center

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