16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Quebec City
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Fruita
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Grants
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
10
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Apache Junction
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Quebec City


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Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Plan trip to Phoenix with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Quebec City, Canada to Phoenix is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. In May, Phoenix is warmer than Quebec City - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off toSedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Golf

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mescal Trail as well as Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sedona itinerary website .

Drive from Phoenix to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Phoenix in May: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 30°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
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Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Navajo Spirit Tours as well as Valley of the Gods. On the 24th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Valley of the Gods, delve into the distant past with Navajo Spirit Tours, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Monument Valley takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sedona in May since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Valley of the Gods
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You've added Slickrock Bike Trail, Canyonlands National Park, White Rim Road, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 26th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Moab trip planning website .

Getting from Monument Valley to Moab by car takes about 3 hours. May in Moab sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Scenic Byway of Highway 128, White Rim Road
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Devils Garden Trailhead as well as Arches National Park Scenic Drive. On the 28th (Tue), cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace, then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and finally trek along Devils Garden Trailhead.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Arches National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Moab to Arches National Park takes an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Goldfield.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead

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Fruita

Fruita ©
The City of Fruita is a Home Rule Municipality located in western Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Colorado National Monument has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sat), get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey and then take in the awesome beauty at Colorado National Monument. Keep things going the next day: trek along Mary's Loop, do a tasting at St Kathryn Cellars, then do a tasting at Talon Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fruita road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Apache Junction to Fruita. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Apache Junction in May; daily highs in Fruita reach 26°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Fruita

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
On the 30th (Thu), explore and take pictures at South Rim Road.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fruita to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive

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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.
You've now added Canyon de Chelly National Monument to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Canyon de Chelly National Monument, take in the dramatic natural features at Square Tower House, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, and finally contemplate the long history of Cliff Palace.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Mesa Verde National Park tour itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Mesa Verde National Park. Traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in May, Mesa Verde National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 3°C. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tucson.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canyon de Chelly National Monument
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Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Square Tower House ©
Square Tower House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

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Grants

Grants ©
Grants is a city in Cibola County, New Mexico, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Malpais National Monument. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): delve into the distant past at El Morro National Monument and then appreciate the history behind El Malpais National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): see the interesting displays at New Mexico Mining Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at La Ventana Natural Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Ice Cave & Bandera Volcano.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grants trip planner .

Drive from Apache Junction to Grants in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Apache Junction in June, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grants: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grants

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

El Morro National Monument
Highlights from your plan
El Malpais National Monument ©
El Malpais National Monument
El Morro National Monument ©
El Morro National Monument

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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Titan Missile Museum as well as Saguaro National Park. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Saguaro National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): learn about all things military at Titan Missile Museum.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tucson trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Grants to Tucson in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Grants in June, you will find days in Tucson are a bit warmer (45°C), and nights are much warmer (26°C). On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Apache Junction.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Titan Missile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Saguaro National Park ©
Saguaro National Park
Titan Missile Museum ©
Titan Missile Museum

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Apache Junction

Apache Junction ©
Apache Junction is a city in Maricopa and Pinal counties in the state of Arizona. You've now added Goldfield Ghost Town to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Goldfield Ghost Town.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Apache Junction online tour planner .

You can drive from Tucson to Apache Junction in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 46°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Apache Junction

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Goldfield Ghost Town ©
Goldfield Ghost Town

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