16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
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Phoenix
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Page
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Kanab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Escalante
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Torrey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
7
Mexican Hat
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
8
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Teec Nos Pos
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
11
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
End: Guadalupita

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Phoenix: St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church (in Gilbert) and Watson's Hat Shop (in Cave Creek). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, see Off-Road Tours, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix online trip itinerary builder.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. In June in Phoenix, expect temperatures between 49°C during the day and 32°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trips

St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Watson's Hat Shop
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, hike along Devil's Bridge Trail, and admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

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

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in June; daily highs in Sedona reach 40°C and lows reach 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Tue) before leaving for Kanab.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Page trip builder app.

You can drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June in Page, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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nights
Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 23rd (Tue), stop by Denny's Wigwam.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kanab trip site.

You can drive from Page to Kanab in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. Traveling from Page in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Kanab, with lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Escalante.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Historical Kanab Library ©
Historical Kanab Library
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave

1
night
Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. On the 25th (Thu), immerse yourself in nature at Kodachrome Basin State Park and then hike along Mossy Cave Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Escalante day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Escalante takes 3 hours. Traveling from Kanab in June, expect Escalante to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Torrey.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Mossy Cave Trail, Kodachrome Basin State Park
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Kodachrome Basin State Park ©
Kodachrome Basin State Park
Escalante Heritage Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center

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nights
Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Fremont Petroglyphs.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Torrey travel planner.

Traveling by car from Escalante to Torrey takes 1.5 hours. June in Torrey sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Fruita Schoolhouse ©
Fruita Schoolhouse

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hours
Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat ©
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. On the 28th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Goosenecks State Park and then steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mexican Hat day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Torrey to Mexican Hat takes 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Torrey in June; daily highs in Mexican Hat reach 36°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bluff Fort Historic Site, Goosenecks State Park
Highlights from your plan
Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley route planner.

Getting from Torrey to Monument Valley by car takes about 4 hours. In June, Monument Valley is a bit warmer than Torrey - with highs of 36°C and lows of 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Nature

few
hours
Teec Nos Pos

Teec Nos Pos ©
Teec Nos Pos is a census-designated place (CDP) in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Four Corners Monument has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the activities along San Juan River and then make a trip to Four Corners Monument.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Teec Nos Pos trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Monument Valley to Teec Nos Pos in 2 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in June, plan for little chillier nights in Teec Nos Pos, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Teec Nos Pos

Nature Parks

Side Trip

San Juan River
Highlights from your plan
San Juan River ©
San Juan River
Four Corners Monument ©
Four Corners Monument

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nights
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 30th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Far View Sites, then delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, and finally delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park road trip tool.

Getting from Teec Nos Pos to Mesa Verde National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

1
night
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Treasure Falls, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Pagosa Springs trip planner.

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Pagosa Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in July; daily highs in Pagosa Springs reach 32°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Spas Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Off-Road Tours

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