16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
4
Sedona
— 2 nights
5
Palm Springs
— 4 nights

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Church Office Building, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally don't miss a visit to Temple Square. Keep things going the next day: hike along Pony Express National Historic Trail, thentake in breathtaking views at City Creek Canyon, thensee the interesting displays at Pioneer Memorial Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Salt Lake City trip simple and quick.

New York City to Salt Lake City is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

2
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and Titanic. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Red Rock--about 6 hours away. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Shelby American Inc and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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.
Yavapai Geology Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like South Kaibab Trail and Cape Royal. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lookout Studio, walk around Indian Garden, and go for a walk through Pipe Creek Vista.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Cape Royal ©
Cape Royal

2
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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 19th (Sat), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, thenwalk around Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, thenhike along Bear Mountain Trail, and finally trek along Fay Canyon Trail. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite, explore the world behind art at Arizona Copper Art Museum, thenimmerse yourself in nature at Jerome State Historic Park, thenbrowse the exhibits of Douglas Mansion, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hillside Letter C.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona by car takes about 2.5 hours. In September, Sedona is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Clarkdale, Jerome
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail

4
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Take a break from the city and head to Indian Canyons and Indian Canyons Hiking Trails. Get some historical perspective at Las Palmas and Tennis Club District. Get out of town with these interesting Palm Springs side-trips: Temecula (Wiens Family Cellars - Winery, Vindemia Estate Winery, &more) and Big Morongo Canyon Preserve (in Morongo Valley).

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Sedona to Palm Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sedona in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Palm Springs: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Temecula, Whitewater Wilderness Preserve, Big Morongo Canyon Preserve, Cabot's Pueblo Museum
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons Hiking Trails ©
Indian Canyons Hiking Trails
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Big Morongo Canyon Preserve ©
Big Morongo Canyon Preserve

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