9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary maker

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St. George
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Junction
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St. George

St. To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the St. George day trip planning website.

Jacksonville to St. George is an approximately 7.5-hour travel. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jacksonville to St. George, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jacksonville in October, St. George is slightly colder at night with lows of 52°F. On the 11th (Sun), you're off to Zion National Park.

Things to do in St. George

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Observation Point, Zion's Main Canyon and Riverside Walk.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from St. George to Zion National Park takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from St. George in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 36°F in Zion National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sunrise Point, Paria View, Inspiration Point, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, then hike along Rim Trail, and finally get great views at Fairyland Point. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Inspiration Point, take some stellar pictures from Paria View, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Hammer.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bryce Canyon National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 61°F and 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Capitol Reef National Park

— 1 night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gifford Homestead as well as Sunset Point Trail. On the 15th (Thu), trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, steep yourself in history at Gifford Homestead, and then hike along Sunset Point Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Capitol Reef National Park trip builder tool.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Windows, Double Arch, Partition Arch, and other attractions. Get outdoors at Moab Jett and Turret Arch. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to White Rim Trail and Horseshoe Canyon. Step out of Moab with an excursion to Tunnel Arch in Arches National Park--about 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Gearheads Outdoor Store.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Moab planner.

Getting from Capitol Reef National Park to Moab by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In October, Moab is a bit warmer than Capitol Reef National Park - with highs of 71°F and lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Grand Junction

The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Junction trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Moab to Grand Junction takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. October in Grand Junction sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 40°F at night. On the 18th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wineries

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.