8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Sedona
— 2 nights
3
Zion National Park
— 1 night
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
5
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night

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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 8th (Wed): stroll around Indian Garden and then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, look for gifts at Lookout Studio, then contemplate the long history of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder site.

Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 84°F and lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 10th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at 911 Memorial, then immerse yourself in nature at Crescent Moon Picnic Site, then trek along Huckaby Trail, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at The Melting Point, then trek along Brin's Mesa Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Snoopy Rock.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sedona road trip planning site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect Sedona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 92°F and 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Crescent Moon Picnic Site ©
Crescent Moon Picnic Site
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park
Brin's Mesa Trail ©
Brin's Mesa Trail

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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 12th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverside Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kayenta Trail, and then get outside with The Subway.

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You can drive from Sedona to Zion National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Sedona in July, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
The Subway ©
The Subway

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Thor's Hammer, then explore the striking landscape at Wall Street, then trek along Rim Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Ponderosa Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, and then take in breathtaking views at Agua Canyon.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. In July, Bryce Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Zion National Park - with highs of 81°F and lows of 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Bryce
Highlights from your plan
Wall Street ©
Wall Street
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge
Agua Canyon ©
Agua Canyon

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Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the waterfront activity at Cattail Cove State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Lake Havasu State Park.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lake Havasu City trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Lake Havasu City reach 110°F and lows reach 87°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cattail Cove State Park ©
Cattail Cove State Park
Lake Havasu State Park ©
Lake Havasu State Park

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