14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip itinerary builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Santa Fe
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Explore hidden gems such as West Thumb Geyser Basin and Castle Geyser. Attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, hike along Lone Star Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook.

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 9-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 (66°F), and nights are colder (34°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Sedona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get outdoors at Cathedral Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Kids will appreciate attractions like Oak Creek Canyon 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 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 94°F and lows are around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
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 Bright Angel Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at South Kaibab Trail and Tonto Trail. There's still lots to do: cruise along Point Imperial Drive, trek along Cape Final Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and go for a walk through 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 42°F, while days are slightly colder, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

City Different

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, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then don'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 do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe in 9 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Santa Fe, with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums