8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Scottsdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Monument Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Winslow
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale


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night
Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then admire the landmark architecture of Cosanti Foundation.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Scottsdale trip itinerary builder tool .

Fort Lauderdale to Scottsdale is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 67°F in Scottsdale. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Adventure Outdoors Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing

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hours
Sedona

Sedona
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): don't miss a visit to 911 Memorial and then admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona trip planner .

You can drive from Scottsdale to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In October, Sedona is a bit cooler than Scottsdale - with highs of 77°F and lows of 55°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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 20th (Sun): trek along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are much colder (31°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

few
hours
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.
To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zion National Park trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Zion National Park are a bit warmer (74°F), and nights are about the same (36°F). You will leave for Bryce Canyon National Park on the 22nd (Tue).

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

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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.
For maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. In October, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Zion National Park - with highs of 61°F and lows of 29°F. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off toPage.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

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night
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 23rd (Wed): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Page online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Page to be warmer, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Nature Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours

few
hours
Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Page to Monument Valley takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in October, plan for little chillier nights in Monument Valley, with lows around 42°F. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature

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Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Rock Art Canyon Ranch and then stroll around Standin' on the Corner Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Meteor Crater Natural Landmark, then admire the majestic nature at Homolovi State Park, then stroll around Little Painted Desert County Park, and finally walk around First Street Pathway Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Winslow trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Winslow takes 4.5 hours. In October in Winslow, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Standin' on the Corner Park ©
Standin' on the Corner Park
Meteor Crater Natural Landmark ©
Meteor Crater Natural Landmark
Little Painted Desert County Park ©
Little Painted Desert County Park

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