18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Greenville
taxi + Fly:  8​h
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Moab
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
9
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
11
Tucson
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
End: Greenville


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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.
To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online travel route builder .

Greenville to Las Vegas is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Greenville to Las Vegas. While traveling from Greenville, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 71°F. You'll set off for Zion National Park on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hidden Canyon. On the 7th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park day trip tool .

Drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for little chillier days in Zion National Park, with highs around 84°F, while nights are colder with lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

1
night
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.
For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. In September, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Zion National Park - with highs of 70°F and lows of 40°F. You'll set off for Moab on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

1
day
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 9th (Wed), trek along Moab Brand Trails, then grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turret Arch, and finally admire all the interesting features of Arches National Park Scenic Drive.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Moab online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Moab at 84°F and lows at 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bike Fiend ©
Bike Fiend
Turret Arch ©
Turret Arch

1
night
Monument Valley

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. On the 10th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., walk around Sandstone Tours, and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

3
nights
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 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Antelope Canyon Navajo Tours, then get engrossed in the history at Powell Museum, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Page tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Page, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Antelope Canyon Navajo Tours ©
Antelope Canyon Navajo Tours
Powell Museum ©
Powell Museum

2
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Rim Trail and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Get in touch with nature at Bright Angel Trail and Yavapai Point. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in panoramic vistas at Yavapai Point, and see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Page in September, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 75°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Northern Arizona University, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Northern Arizona, and then Head underground at Lava River Cave. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Coconino National Forest, immerse yourself in nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Chapel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Flagstaff travel app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Flagstaff are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Museum of Northern Arizona ©
Museum of Northern Arizona
Coconino National Forest ©
Coconino National Forest

1
night
Sedona

Sedona
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip itinerary maker tool .

Take a bus from Flagstaff to Sedona in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in September; daily highs in Sedona reach 85°F and lows reach 63°F. You will leave for Phoenix on the 18th (Fri).

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Phoenix Police Museum, see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and then examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of The Rosson House Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Renewal Center.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Phoenix itinerary planner .

Getting from Sedona to Phoenix by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sedona in September, with highs in Phoenix at 99°F and lows at 78°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Franciscan Renewal Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Phoenix Police Museum ©
Phoenix Police Museum

2
nights
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.
On the 20th (Sun), take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac and then learn about all things military at Museum of the Horse Soldier. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Saguaro National Park.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tucson trip maker .

Drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, Tucson is slightly colder than Phoenix - with highs of 92°F and lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Asarco Mineral Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Saguaro National Park ©
Saguaro National Park

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