10 days in Continental USA Itinerary

10 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Sedona

— 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Douglas Mansion, take in the exciting artwork at Firefly Gallery Jerome, take an in-depth tour of Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Historic Road - US Route 89A, then pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, and finally learn about winemaking at Burning Tree Cellars Tasting Room.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sedona visit planner.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Sedona is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from San Juan in February: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 18°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Green Valley Range and Nostalgia Street Rods. The Gallery at Aria and The Auto Collections are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve (in Henderson) and Nelson (Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours & Nelson Ghost Town). There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sin City Brewing Co., have fun at Strip Gun Club, and identify plant and animal life at Clark County Wetlands Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning app.

Drive from Sedona to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Sedona to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Portland

— 1 night

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 18th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, take in the pleasant sights at Jenkins Estate, then awaken your taste buds at A Nose For Wine Tours, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Portland online visit planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Portland in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, expect Portland to be slightly colder, temps between 12°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Wineries

Side Trips

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): cast your line with a fishing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Golden Gardens Park, then walk around Marina Beach Park, and finally contemplate the long history of West Point Lighthouse. Keep things going the next day: visit Fremont, stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, walk around Volunteer Park Conservatory, then explore the world behind art at Pivot Art + Culture, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Copperworks Distilling.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planning tool.

Drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Salt Lake City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in February, expect slightly colder with lows of 0°C in Salt Lake City. You will leave for home on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Nevada travel guide

4.3
Performances · Fountains · Casinos
The Silver State
The neon streets of Las Vegas represent only one chapter in the story of Nevada, a sparsely populated state offering travelers a chance to discover the country's western frontier. Utterly unlike the more populated parts of the North American continent, Nevada's landscape includes huge deserts where you can easily leave modern civilization behind and enjoy a tranquil vacation. For a taste of untamed Nevada, explore the network of paved and unpaved roads leading to some of the world's most rugged and desolate natural wonders. If trying to make a fortune is high on your itinerary, remember that in the first state to legalize gambling, a slot machine is never too far away. Even gas stations and small motels in the largely deserted rural areas offer some form of gambling to the passing traveler.

Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.