8 days in Western US Itinerary

8 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Albuquerque International Sunport, Drive to Santa Fe
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Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Sedona
— 1 night
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Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport

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Santa Fe

— 1 night

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 7th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Santa Fe Plaza, get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find more things to do and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip website.

Kalamazoo to Santa Fe is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kalamazoo to Santa Fe is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kalamazoo in June: highs in Santa Fe hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
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 9th (Wed): hike along South Kaibab Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Sedona

— 1 night

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sedona travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Sedona to be warmer, around 68°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 94°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Scenic Drive · Nature · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sentinel Dome and Nevada Falls Loop. Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, trek along Four Mile Trail, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sedona to Yosemite National Park. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails