6 days in Western US Itinerary

6 days in Western US Itinerary

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6 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Paducah
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h
1
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Escalante
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Zion National Park
— 1 night
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Paducah

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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 21st (Sat): trek along Navajo Loop Trail and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park driving holiday planner .

Paducah to Bryce Canyon National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paducah to Bryce Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paducah in September, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 40°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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. To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Escalante online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Escalante takes 1.5 hours. In September in Escalante, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 40°F at night. You'll set off for Zion National Park on the 21st (Sat).

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Observation Point and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park itinerary tool .

You can drive from Escalante to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Escalante in September, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 84°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): stroll through Bright Angel Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in September; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 75°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Page.

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Rainbow Bridge National Monument, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Page day trip site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. In September, Page is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 86°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Page

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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planning app .

You can fly from Page to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Page to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Page in September, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 76°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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