11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: West Palm Beach, Florida
fly:  6​h 30​min
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Phoenix
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
2
Scottsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Lake Powell
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: West Palm Beach, Florida

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): hike along Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, and then explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix day trip planner .

West Palm Beach to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from West Palm Beach in October since evenings lows in Phoenix dip to 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

KOLI Equestrian Center
Highlights from your plan
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix ©

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Scottsdale online driving holiday planner .

Scottsdale is just a stone's throw from Phoenix. In October, daytime highs in Scottsdale are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. You will leave for Sedona on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Montezuma Well and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Snoopy Rock and then stroll through Doe Mountain Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sedona vacation planning site .

You can drive from Scottsdale to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Scottsdale in October, expect Sedona to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Montezuma Well
Highlights from your plan
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

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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.
To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park travel site .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in October, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
Grand Canyon Railway Depot ©
Grand Canyon Railway Depot
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake Powell trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Powell takes 7 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: high temperatures in Lake Powell hover around 73°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, then stroll through Rim Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Three Wisemen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): hike along Navajo Loop Trail and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

Start your trip to Bryce Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Lake Powell to Bryce Canyon National Park in 6 hours. While traveling from Lake Powell, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Bryce Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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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.
For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip app .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 74°F and lows about 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)
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Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town) ©
Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Soldier Pass and then trek along Fay Canyon Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sedona vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Sedona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sedona, with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail
Soldier Pass ©
Soldier Pass

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix driving holiday app .

You can drive from Sedona to Phoenix in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Sedona in October, expect Phoenix to be a bit warmer, temps between 91°F and 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lookout Mountain Preserve ©
Lookout Mountain Preserve
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

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