20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
1
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 45​min
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Houston

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Canyon Road and Georgia O'Keeffe Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of International Folk Art and Palace of the Governors. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, see the interesting displays at Harrell House of Natural Oddities, steep yourself in history at The Plaza, and take in the natural beauty of Ten Thousand Waves.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe vacation trip planner.

Houston to Santa Fe is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Houston in June, plan for slightly colder days in Santa Fe, with highs around 88°F, while nights are colder with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get outdoors at Cathedral Rock and Airport Mesa. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oak Creek Canyon and Devil's Bridge Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, take in the exciting artwork at Exposures International Gallery, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip generator.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Santa Fe to Sedona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, expect Sedona to be a bit warmer, temps between 94°F and 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

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 Mather Point. Explore hidden gems such as Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and stop by Lookout Studio.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 41°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 85°F. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Helicopter Tours. The Mob Museum and Madame Tussauds Las Vegas will appeal to museum buffs. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Lost City Museum in Overton, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip generator.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 102°F, while lows dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Overton, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Discover out-of-the-way places like San Gregorio State Beach and Castello di Amorosa. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, take a stroll through North Beach, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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