12 days in Western US Itinerary

12 days in Western US Itinerary

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12 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Williams
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Atlanta

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Outlaw Jeep Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Delicate Arch and Canyonlands National Park. Change things up with a short trip to Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park (about 50 minutes away). There's more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Moab trip builder app .

Atlanta to Moab is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Atlanta to Moab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in April, things will get slightly colder in Moab: highs are around 67°F and lows about 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Mesa Arch, Delicate Arch
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park

3
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Kolb Studio will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like South Kaibab Trail and Powell Point. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Canyon National Park (Yavapai Point & Bright Angel Trail). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Bearizona Wildlife Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Williams itinerary builder .

Getting from Moab to Williams by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. In April, Williams is a bit cooler than Moab - with highs of 61°F and lows of 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Rock and Walnut Canyon National Monument. The adventure continues: cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sedona day trip app .

Traveling by car from Williams to Sedona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Williams in April; daily highs in Sedona reach 72°F and lows reach 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Walnut Canyon National Monument
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Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park, see the interesting displays at Poeh Cultural Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Santuario de Chimayo, and finally admire the masterpieces at San Miguel Chapel.

Plan my day in Santa Fe using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Sedona to Santa Fe in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sedona in April, with highs in Santa Fe at 67°F and lows at 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

El Santuario de Chimayo, Pecos National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
Pecos National Historical Park ©
Pecos National Historical Park
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel

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