15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Wilmington
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
7
Winslow
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Sedona
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
End: Wilmington

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, make a trip to The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find out how to plan a trip to Las Vegas, use our trip itinerary maker.

Wilmington to Las Vegas is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Wilmington, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park journey planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Zion National Park to be cooler, around 48°F, while days are slightly colder, around 84°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): trek along Peek-A-Boo Loop. Keep things going the next day: trek along Queen's Garden Trail, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park holiday planner .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zion National Park in September: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

1
night
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Capitol Reef National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum, explore and take pictures at Delicate Arch, and then trek along Fiery Furnace. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Sand Dune Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Windows.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Arches National Park takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in October: high temperatures in Arches National Park hover around 71°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

1
night
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, and then trek along White Rim Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park holiday website .

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Canyonlands National Park are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Winslow.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch

1
day
Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 6th (Sun), walk around Standin' on the Corner Park, delve into the distant past at Rock Art Canyon Ranch, then see the interesting displays at Meteor Crater, and finally look for gifts at ARIZONA 66 Trading Company.

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You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Winslow in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. In October, daily temperatures in Winslow can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Meteor Crater ©
Meteor Crater
Rock Art Canyon Ranch ©
Rock Art Canyon Ranch
Standin' on the Corner Park ©
Standin' on the Corner Park

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Arizona Copper Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, then trek along Broken Arrow Trail, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then view the masterpieces at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, and then take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip planner.

You can drive from Winslow to Sedona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Winslow in October, Sedona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Arizona Copper Art Museum, Walnut Canyon National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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