9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Toronto

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Goldfield Ghost Town and then identify plant and animal life at Desert Botanical Garden.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix trip maker site .

Toronto, Canada to Phoenix is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Toronto in August, plan for warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 47°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Goldfield Ghost Town
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Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Goldfield Ghost Town ©
Goldfield Ghost Town
Aridus Wine Company ©
Aridus Wine Company

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Sedona route maker tool .

Drive from Phoenix to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in August; daily highs in Sedona reach 37°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Bearizona Wildlife Park
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park

1
night
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.
For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip website .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sedona in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. You will leave for Page on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Page trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. In September, Page is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zion National Park route planning tool .

Getting from Page to Zion National Park by combination of shuttle and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Page in September, Zion National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in September; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

1
night
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 6th (Fri): shop like a local with The Strip.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, Las Vegas is much hotter than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip

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