11 days in Western US Itinerary

11 days in Western US Itinerary

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11 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Page
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + taxi:  11​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Springfield

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Page trip maker website .

Springfield to Page is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. September in Page sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

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night
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 10th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in September, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock and then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona road trip site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, Sedona is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 85°F and lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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night
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 13th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online tour planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and taxi from Sedona to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sedona to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Sedona in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, trek along Artist Point, and explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park attractions planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (60°F), and nights are much colder (33°F). On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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