6 days in Western US Itinerary

6 days in Western US Itinerary

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Start: New York City
car:  9 h 30 min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
2
Sedona
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: New York City

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get in touch with nature at Norris Geyser Basin and Upper Geyser Basin. Step off the beaten path and head to West Thumb Geyser Basin and Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Grand Loop Road, trek along Artist Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park itinerary builder tool.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center ©
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 25th (Tue), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, thencruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sedona day trip planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Sedona in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Sedona to be much warmer, around 66°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 89°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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)
Spas

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