17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Long Island City
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Phoenix
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Long Island City

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. To find out how to plan a trip to Phoenix, use our trip itinerary maker.

Long Island City to Phoenix is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Long Island City in September, with highs in Phoenix at 99°F and lows at 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

#Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 24th (Mon), look for gifts at Psychic Readings by Nirup, then explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, get a taste of the local shopping with Honshin Fine Art, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sedona road trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Phoenix to Sedona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in September, with highs in Sedona at 85°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

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.
On the 28th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, don't miss a visit to Powell Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Page trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Page hover around 86°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

#Tours, #Parks, #Nature
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Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

2
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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Bryce Canyon National Park is known for trails, nature, shopping, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, explore the striking landscape at Wall Street, and take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Page in October, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are little chillier (61°F), and nights are much colder (29°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Sunrise Point ©
Sunrise Point
Sunset Point ©
Sunset Point

3
nights
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.
On the 6th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then take a stroll through The Strip.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. In October, Las Vegas is warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Nature
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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