15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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15 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Kalamazoo
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Sedona
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Kalamazoo

1
night
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 15th (Wed): try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas and then stop by Las Vegas North Premium Outlets.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour itinerary builder tool .

Kalamazoo to Las Vegas is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kalamazoo to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 101°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Fun & Games Casinos
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Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Wynn Las Vegas ©
Wynn Las Vegas

2
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lone Rock Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Page travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Page takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Page is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Page reach 93°F and lows reach 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
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Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours

4
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at South Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Get outdoors at Bearizona Wildlife Park and Shoshone Point. There's still lots to do: get great views at Mather Point, take in breathtaking views at Moran Point, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and trek along Tonto Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park route planner.

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Bearizona Wildlife Park
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wupatki National Monument and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Get outdoors at Walnut Canyon National Monument and Devil's Bridge Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona route planning tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 90°F and lows are around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Flagstaff
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Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

3
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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 27th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bandelier National Monument, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then explore and take pictures at The Plaza, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read Santa Fe road trip planner .

Getting from Sedona to Santa Fe by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in August: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 84°F and lows are around 57°F. You will leave for home on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
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Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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