10 days in Western US Itinerary

10 days in Western US Itinerary

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Moab
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
4
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Moab road trip website.

Washington DC to Moab is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Washington DC in August since evenings lows in Moab dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then trek along Rim Trail, and then trek along South Kaibab Trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Grand Canyon National Park fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Moab in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 80°F and 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
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 4th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. Keep things going the next day: hike along Devil's Bridge Trail, take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, and then immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona trip maker tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Sedona at 89°F and lows at 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, relax and float downstream with Barker-Ewing Whitewater, then make a trip to Town Square, and finally get a dose of the wild on Ana's Grand Excursions.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jackson Hole road trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Sedona to Jackson Hole in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Sedona in August, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Barker-Ewing Whitewater ©
Barker-Ewing Whitewater
Town Square ©
Town Square

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): hike along Osprey Falls Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Sheepeater Cliffs, tour the pleasant surroundings at Observation Point Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Monument Geyser Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Terrace Spring.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yellowstone National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 70°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, then admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, and then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park tour planning app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect Glacier National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 48°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass

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