10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to McCarran International Airport, Drive to Death Valley National Park
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Page, Drive to Monument Valley
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive
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Scottsdale
— 3 nights
Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Arcata

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Death Valley National Park

— 2 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Ubehebe Crater. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Golden Canyon, then explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Titus Canyon, and finally get great views at Father Crowley Vista Point.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park trip builder site.

Arcata to Death Valley National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. When traveling from Arcata in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature

Monument Valley

— 1 night
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 25th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Monument Valley by combination of flight and car takes about 9.5 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park to Monument Valley, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, things will get little chillier in Monument Valley: highs are around 67°F and lows about 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to West Fork Oak Creek Trail and Doe Mountain Trail. Get outdoors at Boynton Canyon Trail and Fay Canyon Trail. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Soldier Pass, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, stroll through Bear Mountain Trail, and walk around Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sedona tour builder.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Sedona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Traveling from Monument Valley in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sedona, with lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Scottsdale

— 3 nights
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Step out of the city life by going to Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center and We-Ko-Pa Golf Club. Step off the beaten path and head to KOLI Equestrian Center and Lost Dog Wash Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Scottsdale: Lucidi Distilling Co. (in Peoria), Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours (in Phoenix) and White Tank Mountain Regional Park (in Waddell). There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Barry Goldwater Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Scottsdale road trip website.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Scottsdale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, Scottsdale is a bit warmer than Sedona - with highs of 88°F and lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.