16 days in Western US Itinerary

16 days in Western US Itinerary

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16 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  10​h 15​min
1
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Page
— 2 nights
+4
Fly + taxi + bus + taxi + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek Canyon. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Walnut Canyon National Monument and Wupatki National Monument. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip planner .

New York City to Sedona is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in Sedona to be about the same, around 68°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 94°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Flagstaff
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Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Yaki Point. On the 20th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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 22nd (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

Start your trip to Page by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (96°F), and nights are warmer (69°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

2
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.
On the 24th (Mon), shop like a local with The Plaza and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then explore the stunning scenery at Bandelier National Monument.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe day trip site .

Fly from Page to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in June, with highs in Santa Fe at 89°F and lows at 56°F. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
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Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Hayden Valley and Grand Prismatic Spring. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone to see Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore and take pictures at Yellowstone Institute, and don't miss a visit to Artist Point.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Santa Fe to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Santa Fe in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 66°F and lows at 34°F. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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