18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Phoenix, Bus to Sedona
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Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Page
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Marble Canyon, Kane, Arizona, United States of America, Drive to Bryce Canyon National Park
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly

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Sedona

— 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cathedral Rock, Doe Mountain Trail, Bell Rock, and other attractions. On the 15th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), contemplate the long history of Montezuma Castle National Monument, explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, then trek along Brin's Mesa Trail, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatki Ruins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): see Pink Jeep Tours Sedona, trek along Broken Arrow Trail, explore the striking landscape at Soldier Pass, stroll through Doe Mountain Trail, then contemplate the long history of Honanki Heritage Site, and finally explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona itinerary planner.

Newark to Sedona is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. May in Sedona sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 54°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 15 — 17:

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hermit's Rest, Hermit Road, Mohave Point, and other attractions. Museum-lovers will appreciate Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, tour on your own time with Bright Angel Bike Rentals and Tours, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in May, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 33°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:

Page

— 1 night

Center of Canyon Country

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.
You've added Lower Antelope Canyon, Lake Powell Paddleboards and Kayaks, Lake Powell, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, get great views at 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 ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Page trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 4 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 55°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 20 — 21:

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Widforss Trail, Cape Final Trail, Walhalla Overlook, and other attractions you added. Visiting Bright Angel Point and Point Imperial Drive will get you outdoors.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. While traveling from Page, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 33°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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 Sunrise Point, Peek-A-Boo Loop, Bryce Canyon Visitor Center, and other attractions. On the 24th (Mon), get all the information you need at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center, identify plant and animal life at Bryce Amphitheatre, take a memorable drive along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, then take some stellar pictures from Yovimpa Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Sunrise Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, hike along Rim Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Queen Victoria, then trek along Mossy Cave Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thor's Hammer.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park holiday app.

You can do a combination of bus and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Bryce Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 63°F by day to 31°F at night. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

Zion National Park

— 4 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
You've added Observation Point, Grotto Trail, Pa'rus Trail, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get outdoors at Valley of Fire State Park and Temple of Sinawava Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Zion National Park and Riverside Walk. The adventure continues: trek along The Narrows and tour the pleasant surroundings at Watchman Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Zion National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 1.5 hours. In May, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 76°F and lows of 41°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sun) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 26 — 30:

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes TPC Las Vegas, Red E Bike Tours and Fremont Street Experience. On the 30th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Kolob Terrace Road, shop like a local with The Strip, then make a trip to Fremont Street Experience, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take a spin around town with Red E Bike Tours, and then play a few rounds at TPC Las Vegas.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: 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. When traveling from Zion National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 87°F by day to 64°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors · Golf · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 1:

United States travel guide

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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.