18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Fly:  11​h
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h
End: Ottawa


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2
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.
For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planning app .

Ottawa, Canada to Las Vegas is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Ottawa to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ottawa in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 18°C, while days are warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson. Here are some ideas for day two: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, see Off-Road Tours, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Phoenix takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In October, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 38°C and lows of 22°C. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Museums

Side Trip

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours
Balloon Rides

2
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 1st (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Walnut Canyon National Monument and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Historic Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): contemplate the geological forces at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, then explore the striking landscape of Wupatki National Monument, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Flagstaff tour itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Flagstaff takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, Flagstaff is cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 13°C and lows of -4°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Painted Desert
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Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Wupatki National Monument ©
Wupatki National Monument

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 3rd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then get great views at Hopi Point. On your second day here, get great views at Grandview Point, then stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon and then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Page holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, with lows around 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Thu) before leaving for Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and then get great views at Farview Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park online travel planner .

Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in November: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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.
On the 9th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows, then admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, then view the masterpieces at David J West Gallery, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Worthington Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip planner .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in November; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 19°C and lows reach -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Springdale
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Get a sense of the local culture at The Neon Museum and Nostalgia Street Rods. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Explore Las Vegas further: admire nature's extreme beauty at Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery, try your luck at Casino at Luxor Las Vegas, feel the romance at Little Church of the West, and admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in November; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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