5 days in Western US Itinerary

5 days in Western US Itinerary

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5 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Huntsville
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  9​h
End: Huntsville

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, then engage your brain at Bradbury Science Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of El Santuario de Chimayo.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe day trip planning website .

Huntsville to Santa Fe is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Huntsville, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Santa Fe, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, Black Mesa Winery, El Santuario de Chimayo, Bradbury Science Museum
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Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 1st (Fri), browse the exhibits of Jerome State Historic Park, then delve into the distant past at Tuzigoot National Monument, and then wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sedona itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Santa Fe to Sedona by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, things will get a bit warmer in Sedona: highs are around 79°F and lows about 55°F. You'll set off for home on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Jerome State Historic Park, Tuzigoot National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Tuzigoot National Monument ©
Tuzigoot National Monument

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