9 days in Western US Itinerary

9 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US Trip Planner

Make it your trip
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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Page
— 2 nights
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Sedona

— 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Surya Sedona Yoga & Hiking and Mystical Bazaar. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sedona road trip planning tool.

Madison to Sedona is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Madison in October; daily highs in Sedona reach 77°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at South Kaibab Trail and Shoshone Point. Explore Grand Canyon National Park's surroundings by going to Williams (Bearizona Wildlife Park & Grand Canyon Railway). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sedona in October: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Page

— 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

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 21st (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Page road trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 4 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: high temperatures in Page hover around 73°F and lows are around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks