9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Washington DC
Fly:  9 h 15 min
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Page
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Washington DC

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Page

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get great views at Horseshoe Bend.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Page road trip tool.

Washington DC to Page is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: highs in Page hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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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 28th (Sun): hike along Bright Angel Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. In March, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Page - with highs of 57°F and lows of 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): see Off-Road Tours, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Monument Valley day trip planning website.

Fly from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Off-Road Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, and then grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. March in Moab sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 32°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Turret Arch
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Bike Fiend ©
Bike Fiend
Turret Arch ©
Turret Arch

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 31st (Wed), explore the landscape on two wheels at Cathedral Valley Loop and then hike along Navajo Knobs Trail.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Capitol Reef National Park trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Moab to Capitol Reef National Park in 3.5 hours. In March, Capitol Reef National Park is little chillier than Moab - with highs of 49°F and lows of 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

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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 1st (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bryce Canyon National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Bryce Canyon National Park are 49°F, while nighttime lows are 20°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): hike along Angel's Landing and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park day trip planning site.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 69°F and lows are around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas route builder tool.

Drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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