14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

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Santa Fe
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Loretto Chapel, steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, and then take a stroll through Canyon Road.

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New York City to Santa Fe is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Santa Fe. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in September since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get great views at Mather Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Hopi Point, then take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, and then take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 75°F and lows about 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Must see
Hopi Point
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Must see
Lipan Point
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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Red Rock State Park. Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek Canyon. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, hike along Airport Mesa, and explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Sedona: highs are around 85°F and lows about 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Must see
Cathedral Rock
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Geologic Formation
Bell Rock
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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 13th (Sun), trek along Angel's Landing, then cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle and then take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Zion National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Sedona in September, with lows around 48°F. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature
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Hiking Trail
Angel's Landing
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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 Midway Geyser Basin and Firehole Canyon Drive. Get outdoors at Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Beryl Spring, and explore the striking landscape at Aurum Geyser.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, taxi, and shuttle. When traveling from Zion National Park in September, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 33°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): let the river carry you with Mad River Boat Trips.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole day trip app.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be about the same, around 38°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Highlights from your trip
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River Rafting / Tubing
Mad River Boat Trips
4.8

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