38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Buffalo
Fly:  7​h
1
Page
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Chinle
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hualapai Reservation
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Sedona
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Tucson
— 4 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
8
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Bluff
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
10
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
+6
Drive + Fly + train + foot + subway + foot + bus:  35​h
End: Buffalo

4
nights
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.
Take a break from Page with a short trip to Marble Canyon in Marble Canyon, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, see Off-Road Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Page road trip app .

Buffalo to Page is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Buffalo in September: high temperatures in Page hover around 86°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chinle.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Marble Canyon
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours

3
nights
Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. Chinle is known for nature, wildlife, trails, scenic drive, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Spider Rock, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, admire all the interesting features of South Rim Drive, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Chinle journey maker .

Traveling by car from Page to Chinle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Page in September, things will get little chillier in Chinle: highs are around 79°F and lows about 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Spider Rock ©
Spider Rock
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Hope Arch ©
Hope Arch

7
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, trek along Rim Trail, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Chinle to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hualapai Reservation.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Hualapai Reservation

Hualapai Reservation ©
On the 21st (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Grand Canyon Skywalk.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hualapai Reservation trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Hualapai Reservation takes 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Hualapai Reservation at 89°F and lows at 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sedona.
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Grand Canyon Skywalk ©
Grand Canyon Skywalk

5
nights
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Verde Valley Archaeology Center (in Camp Verde), Walnut Canyon National Monument (in Flagstaff) and Clarkdale (Arizona Copper Art Museum & Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, hike along Broken Arrow Trail, take a memorable tour with Tours, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Bridge Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona planner .

You can drive from Hualapai Reservation to Sedona in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, train, and bus. In September in Sedona, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Clarkdale, Meteor Crater Natural Landmark, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Verde Valley Archaeology Center
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:
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Off-Road Tours
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Phoenix is known for museums, parks, nature, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Camelback Mountain, see Off-Road Tours, and take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip planner .

Getting from Sedona to Phoenix by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. In September, Phoenix is somewhat warmer than Sedona - with highs of 99°F and lows of 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

4
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tucson: Double R Ranch (in Benson) and O.K. Corral (in Tombstone). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, admire all the interesting features of Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, get your game on at Will You Escape?, and take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Tucson tour planning website .

Drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, Tucson is little chillier than Phoenix - with highs of 92°F and lows of 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Sahuarita, Double R Ranch, O.K. Corral
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
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Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon

1
night
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Fiend, then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Moab vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Tucson to Moab by combination of shuttle, flight, and car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Tucson in October, expect Moab to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Double Arch
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Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hovenweep National Monument, then make a trip to Four Corners Monument, and finally make a trip to Cow Canyon Trading Post. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Gods, then don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point, and then immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bluff online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Moab to Bluff takes 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bluff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mexican Hat, Four Corners Monument, Hovenweep National Monument, Goosenecks State Park
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
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Hovenweep National Monument ©
Hovenweep National Monument
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park and then cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of The Narrows and then trek along Angel's Landing.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park online trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Bluff to Zion National Park with the Route module. Expect little chillier evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Bluff in October, with lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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