10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
4
Sedona
— 1 night
5
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
The Strip and The Neon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Titanic. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Nostalgia Street Rods, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip tool.

Chicago to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in October; daily highs in Las Vegas reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, trek along Rim Trail, and then explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park travel route builder tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park. In October, Bryce Canyon National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Fairyland Point
Fairyland Point

3
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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Kolb Studio. Get a sense of the local culture at Tusayan Museum and Yavapai Geology Museum. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online route planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. October in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Museums Tours
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, thensee Off-Road Tours, and then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sedona vacation site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sedona, with highs around °F, while nights are warmer with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive
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Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

1
night
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Reservoir Hill Park, thenhike along Piedra River Trail, and then trek along San Juan River Walk. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at San Juan Historical Museum and then view the masterpieces at Two Old Crows.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Pagosa Springs trip planning tool.

You can fly from Sedona to Pagosa Springs in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Sedona in October, you will find days in Pagosa Springs are slightly colder (°F), and nights are much colder (°F). On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Piedra River Trail ©
Piedra River Trail
Reservoir Hill Park ©
Reservoir Hill Park
San Juan Historical Museum ©
San Juan Historical Museum

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