33 days in Lancaster, Salt Lake City & Sedona Itinerary

33 days in Lancaster, Salt Lake City & Sedona Itinerary

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Lancaster
— 11 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 9 nights
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Sedona
— 11 nights
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Lancaster
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Lancaster — 11 nights

Red Rose City

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lancaster: Gettysburg (Walking tours, Gettysburg National Military Park, &more), Hershey (Hershey Gardens, Hersheypark, &more) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Longwood Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Hagley Museum And Library, relax in the rural setting at Lapp Valley Farm, and stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lancaster trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to Lancaster is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Philadelphia in September since evenings lows in Lancaster dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to fly to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City — 9 nights

Crossroads of the West

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Poplar Street Pub as well as Fisher Brewing Company. Venture out of the city with trips to All Together Playground (in Orem), Park City (Boulder Mountain Ranch at Deer Valley, Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, &more) and Provo (Rock Canyon, Provo Canyon, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, see what you can catch with Rocky Mountain Outfitters, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Lancaster to Salt Lake City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Lancaster to Salt Lake City. In October, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Sedona.
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Sedona — 11 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Eliphante (in Cornville), Meteor Crater & Barringer Space Museum (in Winslow) and V-Bar-V Heritage Site (in Rimrock). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, see Off-Road Tours, don't miss a visit to Sedona Airport Overlook, and cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sedona trip planning website.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Sedona in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in October; daily highs in Sedona reach 77°F and lows reach 55°F. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Lancaster.
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Lancaster — 1 day

Red Rose City

On the 28th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Landis Valley Museum, steep yourself in history at The Amish Farm and House, then take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, then look for gifts at Kitchen Kettle Village, and finally experience rural life at Lapp Valley Farm.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Lancaster trip planning website.

You can fly from Sedona to Lancaster in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Sedona to Lancaster due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sedona in October, expect Lancaster to be a bit cooler, temps between 67°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive back home.
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