15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip itinerary planner

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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Cedar City Regional Airport, Drive to Zion National Park
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
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Sedona

— 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), hike along Devil's Bridge Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Airport Mesa, and take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona road trip tool.

Louisville to Sedona is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Sedona is minus 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Sedona can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Yosemite National Park

— 5 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Sentinel Dome and Valley View. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the engineering at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, trek along Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sedona to Yosemite National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Sedona to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Sedona in May, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around 34°F, while days are slightly colder, around 65°F. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Zion National Park

— 3 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Zion National Park and Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, and stroll through Angel's Landing.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 76°F and 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Santa Fe

— 3 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and Canyon Road. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza.

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Getting from Zion National Park to Santa Fe by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods