14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  7​h
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Phoenix
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Page
— Few hours
Drive:  25​h
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
9
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Teec Nos Pos
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Chinle
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
12
Holbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
13
Petrified Forest National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
14
Holbrook
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
15
Winslow
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
16
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Washington DC

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Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Phoenix trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Washington DC to Phoenix is an approximately 7-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 a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in August, with highs in Phoenix at 105°F and lows at 83°F. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Golf

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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 ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 80°F and lows are around 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Thu) before leaving for Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Monument Valley day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Monument Valley to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Horseshoe Bend as well as Antelope Canyon.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Page holiday maker tool .

Getting from Monument Valley to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, expect Page to be a bit warmer, temps between 93°F and 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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.
To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online journey maker .

You can drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. Traveling from Page in August, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are little chillier (77°F), and nights are much colder (46°F). You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park
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.
To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Arches National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Arches National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 55°F. On the 1st (Sun), you'll travel to Durango.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Durango

Durango
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Plan a Durango trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Arches National Park to Durango by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Arches National Park in September: high temperatures in Durango hover around 77°F and lows are around 44°F. You will leave for Mesa Verde National Park on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 2nd (Mon), delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and then explore and take pictures at Ruins Road.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mesa Verde National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Durango to Mesa Verde National Park in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. In September in Mesa Verde National Park, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 45°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Durango.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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Durango

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Durango day trip planning website .

Drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Durango in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Teec Nos Pos.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

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Teec Nos Pos

Teec Nos Pos
Teec Nos Pos is a census-designated place (CDP) in Apache County, Arizona, United States. For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Teec Nos Pos trip planner .

Getting from Durango to Teec Nos Pos by car takes about 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Teec Nos Pos are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. You'll set off for Chinle on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Teec Nos Pos

Nature Parks Shopping

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Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Mummy Cave, cruise along South Rim Drive, and then delve into the distant past at Sliding Rock Ruin.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chinle day trip tool .

Drive from Teec Nos Pos to Chinle in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Chinle can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Chinle

Historic Sites Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Mummy Cave ©
Mummy Cave

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Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Holbrook trip tool .

Getting from Chinle to Holbrook by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Chinle in September, expect Holbrook to be somewhat warmer, temps between 86°F and 54°F. You'll set off for Petrified Forest National Park on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Holbrook

Shopping

Side Trip

The Jack Rabbit Trading Post
Highlights from your plan
The Jack Rabbit Trading Post ©
The Jack Rabbit Trading Post

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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Devil's Playground, Giant Logs and Painted Desert Visitor Center. On the 5th (Thu), admire nature's extreme beauty at Devil's Playground, get answers to all your questions at Painted Desert Visitor Center, take a peaceful walk through Rainbow Forest, look for all kinds of wild species at Giant Logs, then steep yourself in history at Agate House, and finally don't miss a visit to Martha's Butte.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Petrified Forest National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Holbrook to Petrified Forest National Park in an hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Holbrook in September, with highs in Petrified Forest National Park at 76°F and lows at 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Fri) before leaving for Holbrook.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Giant Logs ©
Giant Logs
Agate House ©
Agate House

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Holbrook

Holbrook
To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Holbrook trip builder .

Traveling by car from Petrified Forest National Park to Holbrook takes an hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Petrified Forest National Park in September; daily highs in Holbrook reach 86°F and lows reach 54°F. On the 6th (Fri), you're off toWinslow.

Things to do in Holbrook

Parks Nature Museums

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Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Winslow trip website .

You can drive from Holbrook to Winslow in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Standin' on the Corner Park ©
Standin' on the Corner Park

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
You've now added Phoenix Sonoran Desert Preserve to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the striking features of Cosanti Foundation.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Winslow to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. While traveling from Winslow, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Phoenix, ranging from highs of 99°F to lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Room Escape Games, Franciscan Renewal Center
Highlights from your plan
Lookout Mountain Preserve ©
Lookout Mountain Preserve
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica

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