7 days in Western US Itinerary

7 days in Western US Itinerary

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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights

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Sedona

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Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Devil's Bridge Trail and West Fork Oak Creek Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Airport Mesa and Bell Rock. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona online vacation maker.

Austin to Sedona is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Austin in December, with highs in Sedona at 54°F and lows at 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Geologic Formation
Cathedral Rock
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Hiking Trail
Devil's Bridge Trail
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Airport Mesa
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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 9th (Wed): trek along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Plan trip to Grand Canyon National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in December: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 15°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Canyon
Yavapai Point
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Las Vegas

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Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Caesars Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December: highs in Las Vegas hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Casinos

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