17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Newark

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You've added Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, Airport Mesa, Chapel of the Holy Cross, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Montezuma Castle National Monument, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, and finally trek along Airport Mesa. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Broken Arrow Trail, see Pink Jeep Tours Sedona, take in the dramatic natural features at Soldier Pass, then buy something for everyone on your list at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, then trek along Fay Canyon Trail, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatki Ruins.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sedona online travel planner .

Newark to Sedona is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Sedona. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Airport Mesa ©
Airport Mesa

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.
You've added Yaki Point, Yavapai Point, Hermit's Rest, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Mather Point. You'll explore and learn at Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. There's lots more to do: take a spin around town with Bright Angel Bike Rentals and Tours, trek along Bright Angel Trail, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and stroll through Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in May, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 33°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway, Antelope Canyon, Lower Antelope Canyon, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, take some stellar pictures from Shoshone Point, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, then take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Moran Point.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Page visit planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Page, with highs around 79°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 55°F. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway
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Desert View Watchtower ©
Desert View Watchtower
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
You've now added North Kaibab Trail to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Point Imperial Drive.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 33°F, while days are slightly colder, around 68°F. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

2
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Bryce Canyon Visitor Center, Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, Yovimpa Point, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get answers to all your questions at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center, trek along Bryce Amphitheatre, cruise along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, take some stellar pictures from Yovimpa Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Point, and finally make a trip to Natural Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, stroll through Rim Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Queen Victoria, and finally trek along Mossy Cave Trail.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park online travel route planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for little chillier days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Natural Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Canyon Trail Rides ©
Canyon Trail Rides

3
nights
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 Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, Grotto Trail, Court of the Patriarchs, and other attractions you added. Get in touch with nature at Valley of Fire State Park and Watchman Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Zion National Park and The Narrows. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple of Sinawava Trail and hike along Riverside Walk.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 76°F and lows about 41°F. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Zion Canyon Visitor Center, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Overlook Trail ©
Canyon Overlook Trail
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red E Bike Tours, Fremont Street Experience and "O" by Cirque du Soleil. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): cruise along Kolob Terrace Road, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fremont Street Experience, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with "O" by Cirque du Soleil. On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then pedal to the sights with Red E Bike Tours.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Las Vegas trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 64°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 87°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Nightlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Kolob Terrace Road
Highlights from your plan
Red E Bike Tours ©
Red E Bike Tours
The Strip ©
The Strip

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