10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
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Houston
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
6
Albuquerque
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Houston

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Houston trip app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Houston. In May in Houston, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 68°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Houston

Nature Parks
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Water Wall ©
Water Wall

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio and then examine the collection at The Neon Museum. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel route planner .

Fly from Houston to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon 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
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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 17th (Fri): get great views at Mather Point. Here are some ideas for day two: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, then make a trip to Powell Point, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Red Rock State Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Sedona fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Wildlife Parks
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Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Spas & Wellness

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, then steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mama's Minerals. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Randall Davey Audubon Center, then take in the exciting artwork at El Nicho, then look for all kinds of wild species at Valles Caldera National Preserve, and finally stop by Wind River Trading Company.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip builder site .

Getting from Sedona to Santa Fe by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sedona in May, with highs in Santa Fe at 73°F and lows at 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valles Caldera National Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Valles Caldera National Preserve ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Felipe de Neri Church and then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque road trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Santa Fe to Albuquerque takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Albuquerque, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
San Felipe de Neri Church ©
San Felipe de Neri Church

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