22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Pittsburgh
Fly:  7 h
1
Las Vegas
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
3
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Capitol Reef National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
11
Escalante
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
12
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
13
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
14
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
End: Pittsburgh

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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.
To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas attractions planner.

Pittsburgh to Las Vegas is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Pittsburgh in May; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 87°F and lows reach 64°F. On the 19th (Tue), you're off to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Flagstaff tour planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Flagstaff in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Flagstaff due to the time zone difference. In May, Flagstaff is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 65°F and lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Painted Desert, Standin' on the Corner Park
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Standin' on the Corner Park ©
Standin' on the Corner Park
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Cathedral Rock has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Flagstaff to Sedona in an hour. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Flagstaff in May, things will get a bit warmer in Sedona: highs are around 78°F and lows about 54°F. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 33°F, while days are little chillier, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Antelope Canyon as well as Horseshoe Bend.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Page online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Page, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see Off-Road Tours and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Page in May, with highs in Monument Valley at 74°F and lows at 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): stroll through Balanced Rock Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. On the next day, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Moab tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Bike Fiend ©
Bike Fiend

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Pothole Point Trail, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Island in the Sky, then explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, and finally take some stellar pictures from Green River Overlook.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Canyonlands National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Canyonlands National Park takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Canyonlands National Park can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 30th (Sat), trek along Double Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Arches National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park in 1.5 hours. May in Arches National Park sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 49°F at night. On the 31st (Sun), you're off to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 1st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Gifford Homestead, admire the striking features of Fruita Schoolhouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Hickman Bridge Trail, and finally make a trip to Fremont Petroglyphs.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Capitol Reef National Park trip tool.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Capitol Reef National Park takes 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Arches National Park in May; daily highs in Capitol Reef National Park reach 63°F and lows reach 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Historic Sites Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gifford Homestead ©
Gifford Homestead
Fruita Schoolhouse ©
Fruita Schoolhouse

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Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Escalante Petrified Forest State Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the sheer force of Lower Calf Creek Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, then get a new perspective on nature at Escalante Heritage Center, and finally admire the majestic nature at Escalante Petrified Forest State Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Escalante online itinerary planner.

Drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Escalante in 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Escalante can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Lower Calf Creek Falls ©
Lower Calf Creek Falls
Escalante Heritage Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get great views at Inspiration Point, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, then take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, and finally stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Sunset Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Escalante to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 40°F. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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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 5th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Observation Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, and then admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, with highs in Zion National Park at 94°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Observation Point
Observation Point
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas
To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas journey site.

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. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 77°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 103°F. On the 8th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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