13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— Few hours
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Lake Powell
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Needles
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— Few hours

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take a stroll through Echo Park and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Los Angeles. In October, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Echo Park
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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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 2nd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, trek along Rim Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Hammer, then explore the striking landscape at Wall Street, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Bristlecone Loop. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on Red Canyon Trail Rides, cruise along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the striking landscape at Three Wisemen, then explore the striking landscape at Queen Victoria, then take in breathtaking views at Agua Canyon, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Ponderosa Canyon.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip maker.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 61°F and lows are around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Must see
Navajo Loop Trail
4.9
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Agua Canyon
4.7

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Navajo Arch, explore the striking landscape at Tower Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Double O Arch, delve into the distant past at Sego Canyon Petroglyphs, then take in the views from Dewey Bridge, and finally cruise along Long Canyon Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Broken Arch, hike along Pine Tree Arch Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers, explore the striking landscape at Tower of Babel, then cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, and finally get great views at Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Arches National Park travel planning tool.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, things will get a bit warmer in Arches National Park: highs are around 71°F and lows about 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for Lake Powell.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Double O Arch
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Double Arch
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Sand Dune Arch
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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.
Visiting Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and Ticaboo Canyon will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Bullfrog Marina. Step out of Lake Powell to go to Shonto and see Keet Seel Navajo National Monument, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lake Powell trip planner.

Drive from Arches National Park to Lake Powell in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Arches National Park in October since evenings lows in Lake Powell dip to 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Fri) before leaving for Sedona.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Planning Sedona trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Lake Powell to Sedona in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. October in Sedona sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

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Hiking Trail
Brin's Mesa Trail
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Hiking Trail
Bear Mountain Trail
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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.
On the 11th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, walk around Indian Garden, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then get great views at Maricopa Point, then get great views at Powell Point, and finally get great views at Mohave Point.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip app.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Sedona, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Needles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Yavapai Point
4.8
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Must see
Hermit Trail
4.7
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Powell Point
4.9

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Needles

Needles ©
Needles is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. On the 12th (Mon), take an unorthodox tour of Mystic Maze, tee off at El Rio Golf, tee off at Mojave Resort Golf Club, then tee off at Los Lagos Golf Club, then walk around Jack Smith Memorial Park, and finally stroll around Moabi Regional Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Needles journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Needles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Needles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: high temperatures in Needles hover around 90°F and lows are around 66°F. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Needles

Parks · Golf · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Golf Course
El Rio Golf
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Golf Course
Los Lagos Golf Club
3.9

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles

City of Angels

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary app.

Getting from Needles to Los Angeles by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Needles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 62°F. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nightlife

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