17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tampa
Drive:  30​h
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
2
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Ouray
— 2 nights
Drive:  36​h
End: Tampa

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Valles Caldera National Preserve.

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Tampa to Santa Fe is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Tampa to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampa in July, Santa Fe is slightly colder at night with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Valles Caldera National Preserve
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River Rafting & Tubing
Valles Caldera National Preserve ©
Valles Caldera National Preserve
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at John Wesley Powell Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lone Rock Beach, then take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and finally take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Page online vacation planner .

Fly from Santa Fe to Page in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Fe in July: high temperatures in Page hover around 97°F and lows are around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then get great views at Powell Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park route planning app .

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Page in July, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
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.
On the 12th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Wall Street and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Bryce Canyon National Park are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wall Street ©
Wall Street
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park online tour planner .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 92°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step out of the city life by going to Scenic Byway of Highway 128 and Little Wild Horse Canyon. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Moab Castle Creek Winery. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Upheaval Dome (in Canyonlands National Park) and Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park).

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Moab attractions planning tool .

Drive from Zion National Park to Moab in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, Moab is a bit warmer at night with lows of 67°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Utah, Upheaval Dome, Delicate Arch
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Little Wild Horse Canyon ©
Little Wild Horse Canyon
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. On the 18th (Wed), stroll through Bear Creek National Recreation Trail, then trek along Yankee Boy Basin, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Uncompahgre Gorge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ouray sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Ouray takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Moab in July, you will find days in Ouray are much colder (75°F), and nights are slightly colder (51°F). On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yankee Boy Basin ©
Yankee Boy Basin
Uncompahgre Gorge ©
Uncompahgre Gorge

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