8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Scottsdale
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 1 day

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 23rd (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online itinerary planner.

Newark to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Newark in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 57°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then get great views at Mather Point. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 45°F, while lows dip to 15°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Nightlife
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Canyon
Yavapai Point
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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 27th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then do a tasting at Pillsbury Wine Company North.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December: highs in Sedona hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 38°F. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature · Parks · Spas · Wineries

Side Trips

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Geologic Formation
Cathedral Rock
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Spa
Spas
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Winery / Vineyard
Pillsbury Wine Company North
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Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): do a tasting at Aridus Wine Company and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Scottsdale tour site.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Scottsdale takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, Scottsdale is a bit warmer than Sedona - with highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Phoenix.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Spas · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

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Spa
Spas
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Winery / Vineyard
Aridus Wine Company
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Farmers Market
Superstition Ranch Market
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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix road trip planning site.

Phoenix is just a stone's throw from Scottsdale. In December, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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