8 days in Des Moines, Amarillo & Sedona Itinerary

8 days in Des Moines, Amarillo & Sedona Itinerary

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8 days in Des Moines, Amarillo & Sedona Itinerary

Start: Des Moines
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Des Moines
— Few hours
Drive:  13​h
2
Amarillo
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
4
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 45​min
End: Des Moines

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Des Moines

Des Moines
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Des Moines vacation planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Des Moines. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 60°F. You will leave for Amarillo on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Des Moines

Parks Museums Outdoors

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Amarillo

Amarillo
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amarillo visit planning tool .

Getting from Des Moines to Amarillo by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Amarillo are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. On the 25th (Wed), you're off toSedona.

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks Museums Nature

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Sedona

Sedona
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sedona travel route planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Amarillo to Sedona in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Amarillo to Sedona is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take a stroll through U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District, then examine the collection at Bill's Backyard Classics, and then explore the stunning scenery at Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amarillo trip maker website .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Sedona to Amarillo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Sedona to Amarillo is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
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Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Bill's Backyard Classics ©
Bill's Backyard Classics

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