12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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San Antonio
— 1 night
2
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— Few hours
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
4
Lake Powell
— 2 nights
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
7
Las Cruces
— 1 night

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Alamo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio tour itinerary maker site.

Pearland to San Antonio is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and flight. September in San Antonio sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 73°F at night. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Alamo
4.4

few
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Antonio to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Carlsbad Caverns National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from San Antonio in September, expect Carlsbad Caverns National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 86°F and 63°F. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

2
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Canyon Trail Rides. And it doesn't end there: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, hike along Rim Trail, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 11.5 hours. When traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in September, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 75°F, while nights are colder with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Rim Trail
5.0

2
nights
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lake Powell route maker site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Powell takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Lake Powell reach 73°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

2
nights
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.
On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lake Powell to Zion National Park. Traveling from Lake Powell in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Angel's Landing
4.9

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in October: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 61°F and lows are around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Cruces.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Bryce Amphitheatre
5.0
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Ruby's Inn
3.6

1
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Las Cruces

Las Cruces ©
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Old Mesilla Village.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Cruces holiday tool.

Do a combination of car, bus, and flight from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Cruces in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Cruces: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Cruces

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Old Mesilla Village
4.2

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