22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  7​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Park City
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h
End: Philadelphia

3
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Appreciate the collections at American West Heritage Center and Pioneer Memorial Museum. Temple Square and Natural History Museum of Utah are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Salt Lake City side-trips: Hill Aerospace Museum (in Ogden) and New World Distillery (in Eden). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the majestic nature at This is the Place Heritage Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City online route planner .

Philadelphia to Salt Lake City is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Salt Lake City is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Philadelphia in December; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 39°F and lows reach 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Park City.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

American West Heritage Center, Hill Aerospace Museum, New World Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Hill Aerospace Museum ©
Hill Aerospace Museum
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

4
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Bridger State Historic Site and Lehi Roller Mills. Uinta County Museum and Legends Vintage Motorcycles will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Park City side-trips: Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville) and Lehi (Museum of Ancient Life & John Hutchings Museum of Natural History). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, take in the exciting artwork at McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery, and shop like a local with DB Fine Art Photography.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Park City itinerary planner.

Drive from Salt Lake City to Park City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in December, expect little chillier with lows of 13°F in Park City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Park City

Museums Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Lehi, Fort Bridger State Historic Site, Uinta County Museum, Legends Vintage Motorcycles, Backcountry Snowmobiling
Highlights from your plan
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Fort Bridger State Historic Site ©
Fort Bridger State Historic Site
Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Neon Museum and Titanic. Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Pinball Hall of Fame. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Overton to see Atlatl Rock about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and explore the galleries of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Park City to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Park City to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Park City in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 57°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bright Angel History Room and Bright Angel Trail. Get a sense of the local culture at Yavapai Geology Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, explore the ancient world of Tusayan Museum, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Sedona Star Gazing and Greg Lawson Galleries - Passion for Place. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Spas & Wellness and Devil's Bridge Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Montezuma Castle National Monument (in Camp Verde) and Walnut Canyon National Monument (in Flagstaff). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in the exciting artwork at Village Gallery of Local Artists, explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and trek along Airport Mesa.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect nights in Sedona to be much warmer, around 38°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 54°F. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Walnut Canyon National Monument, Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

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