6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Make it your trip
Drive
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Sedona
— 1 day
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Custer
— 1 night
Fly

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Sedona

— 1 day

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, don't miss a visit to 911 Memorial, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona online tour planner.

Phoenix to Sedona is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In July, Sedona is a bit cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 92°F and lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 13th (Tue), get great views at Yaki Point, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Grand Canyon National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sedona in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Zion National Park

— 1 night
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park road trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails · Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online tour planner.

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. Traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zion National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 104°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Custer.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Custer

— 1 night
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 17th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then go for a walk through Breezy Point Picnic Area.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Custer trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Custer in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Las Vegas to Custer, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Custer hover around 80°F and lows are around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Custer

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

South Dakota travel guide

4.2
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.