15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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Moab
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 28th (Sat), make a trip to Delicate Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Moab tour planner.

Columbus to Moab is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Columbus to Moab. Expect slightly colder evenings in Moab when traveling from Columbus in November, with lows around 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Nature · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

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Geologic Formation
Delicate Arch
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3
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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.
Visiting The Narrows and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Zion National Park and Angel's Landing. It doesn't end there: cruise along Zion Shuttle.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Moab to Zion National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Moab in November, you will find days in Zion National Park are a bit warmer (61°F), and nights are about the same (29°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Narrows
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Angel's Landing
4.9

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder app.

You can fly from Zion National Park to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

2
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 4th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, then try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Here are some ideas for day two: try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to The Strip.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning website.

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Francisco in December, with lows around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to South Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Mather Point and Desert View Watchtower. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, see Off-Road Tours, and take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 45°F by day to 15°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mather Point
4.8
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Must see
Rim Trail
5.0

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral Rock and Devil's Bridge Trail. Get in touch with nature at Bell Rock and Verde Canyon Railroad. There's lots more to do: hike along Broken Arrow Trail, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sedona online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, you will find days in Sedona are a bit warmer (54°F), and nights are warmer (38°F). On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Cathedral Rock
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Broken Arrow Trail
4.9

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