15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
4
Moab
— 2 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, thenmake a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, and finally don't miss a visit to Canyon Road.

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Atlanta to Santa Fe is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Atlanta in June, expect slightly colder with lows of °F in Santa Fe. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Broken Arrow Trail and Slide Rock State Park. Step out of the city life by going to Cathedral Rock and Bell Rock. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and hike along Airport Mesa.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona sightseeing website.

You can fly from Santa Fe to Sedona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of °F in Sedona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

2
nights
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 1st (Wed): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, thentrek along South Kaibab Trail, and then cruise along East Rim Drive.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Plan trip to Moab with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Moab: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Delicate Arch
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Discover out-of-the-way places like Vernal Fall and El Capitan. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, trek along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and bus from Moab to Yosemite National Park in 26 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moab to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Moab in July, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are much colder with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 8th (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Sulphur Caldron, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, and then make a trip to The 45th Parallel. On the next day, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Blue Star Spring, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, thentake in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. In July, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Yosemite National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser

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