6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Reno
Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
1
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Reno

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Ticaboo Canyon and then hike along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lake Powell trip planner .

Reno to Lake Powell is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Reno to Lake Powell is 1 hour. Traveling from Reno in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Lake Powell, with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Outdoors Trails
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1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): trek along Bright Angel Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Lake Powell to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. While traveling from Lake Powell, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

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

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, and finally make a trip to 911 Memorial.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 77°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sedona in October, with highs in Phoenix at 91°F and lows at 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Off-Road Tours

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