9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  9​h
1
Zion National Park
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
2
Tucson
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Moab
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
5
Arches National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Newark

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 18th (Thu), stroll through Angel's Landing.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park online travel route planner .

Newark to Zion National Park is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in April: highs in Zion National Park hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
day
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Tucson sightseeing website .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Zion National Park to Tucson in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In April, Tucson is somewhat warmer than Zion National Park - with highs of 82°F and lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): stop by Cocopah, then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, then take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Drive from Tucson to Sedona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Tucson in April, with highs in Sedona at 72°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Sedona

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Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

1
day
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 23rd (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Moab day trip site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Sedona to Moab takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Sedona in April, expect Moab to be a bit cooler, temps between 67°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park

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nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 24th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, then admire all the interesting features of Delicate Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Tower Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Double O Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, and finally trek along Double Arch.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Arches National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Moab to Arches National Park takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in April, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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