14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

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1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights

4
nights
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to West Thumb Geyser Basin and Lone Star Geyser. There's still lots to do: trek along Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Inspiration Point, and delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Tree.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Boston to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (°F), and nights are colder (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

3
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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get outdoors at Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek Canyon. Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and Bell Rock. Change things up with a short trip to Montezuma Castle National Monument in Camp Verde (about 42 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park, hike along Devil's Bridge Trail, stroll through Airport Mesa, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sedona road trip site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Sedona by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Sedona hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

4
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.
Attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and Point Imperial Drive make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Rim Trail, stroll through Cape Final Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and get great views at Pipe Creek Vista.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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 3rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, thenadmire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, thendon't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza, and finally make a trip to Canyon Road.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip maker tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Santa Fe, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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