8 days in Western US Itinerary

8 days in Western US Itinerary

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8 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  7​h
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Page
— 1 night
Shuttle + Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
4
Moab
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Newark

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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.
On the 27th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon. On the next day, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Page trip builder site .

Newark to Page is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Newark to Page, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newark in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Page, with highs around 98°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Nature
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Photography Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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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 29th (Mon): hike along Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Page in July since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): hike along Artist Point and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F and lows are around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Moab trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Moab takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Moab reach 92°F and lows reach 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Moab

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River Rafting & Tubing
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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 3rd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Santa Fe online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Santa Fe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Moab in August, with highs in Santa Fe at 84°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

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