20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Drive:  3​h 30​min
1
Gaylord
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
2
Canyon City
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 45​min
3
Moab
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
4
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Payson
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Oracle
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Little Rock
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
Gaylord

Gaylord is a city in and the county seat of Otsego County, Michigan, United States. Explore Gaylord's surroundings by going to Beer Tastings & Tours (in Traverse City), Music House Museum (in Acme) and Little Traverse Wheelway (in Petoskey). The adventure continues: take in the views from Mackinac Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cross In The Woods National Shrine, and admire the landmark architecture of Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gaylord trip tool .

Detroit to Gaylord is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In October, Gaylord is a bit cooler than Detroit - with highs of 56°F and lows of 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Canyon City.

Things to do in Gaylord

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Little Traverse Wheelway, Mushroom House Tours of Charlevoix, Cross In The Woods National Shrine, Mackinac Bridge, Beer Tastings & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Little Traverse Wheelway ©
Little Traverse Wheelway
Mackinac Bridge ©
Mackinac Bridge

1
night
Canyon City

Canyon City ©
Canyon City is a city in Grant County, Oregon, United States. On the 12th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Grant County Historical Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Sumpter Valley Railway Depot, examine the collection at DeWitt Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Canyon City trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gaylord to Canyon City. Traveling from Gaylord to Canyon City, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Gaylord in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Canyon City: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 41°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Canyon City

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Prairie City, Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Grant County Historical Museum ©
Grant County Historical Museum
Clyde Holliday State Recreation Site ©
Sumpter Valley Railway Depot ©
Sumpter Valley Railway Depot

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, trails, scenic drive, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, see Off-Road Tours, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Moab attractions planning site .

You can drive from Canyon City to Moab in 11.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Canyon City to Moab, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Canyon City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Moab, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Clarkdale (Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite & Arizona Copper Art Museum). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sedona visit planning app .

Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Moab to Sedona in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Moab in October; daily highs in Sedona reach 77°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Payson.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Clarkdale
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Off-Road Tours
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

1
night
Payson

Payson ©
Payson is a town in northern Gila County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Horton Creek Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Tonto Natural Bridge State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Mogollon Rim.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Payson using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Payson takes 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sedona in October since evenings lows in Payson dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Oracle.

Things to do in Payson

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mogollon Rim ©
Mogollon Rim
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park ©
Tonto Natural Bridge State Park

1
night
Oracle

Oracle ©
Oracle is a census-designated place (CDP) in Pinal County, Arizona, United States. On the 23rd (Wed), engage your brain at Biosphere 2 and then walk around Oracle State Park.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oracle route planning site .

Traveling by car from Payson to Oracle takes 3 hours. Traveling from Payson in October, things will get a bit warmer in Oracle: highs are around 87°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Little Rock.

Things to do in Oracle

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Biosphere 2 ©
Biosphere 2
Oracle State Park ©
Oracle State Park

4
nights
Little Rock

Little Rock ©
Once inhabited by Native American tribes, today Little Rock bustles with nearly 800,000 people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Little Rock: Hot Springs (Room Escape Games, Cedar Glades, & more). There's lots more to do: get advice or help at William J. Clinton Presidential Library, steep yourself in history at Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site, walk around Two Rivers Park, and pause for some photo ops at Testament: The Little Rock Nine Monument.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Little Rock route maker tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oracle to Little Rock. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Oracle in October, things will get little chillier in Little Rock: highs are around 77°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Little Rock

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Room Escape Games
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

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