8 days in Western US Itinerary

8 days in Western US Itinerary

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8 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  10​h 15​min
1
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
End: New York City

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Rock and Devil's Bridge Trail. When in Sedona, make a side trip to see Painted Desert in Petrified Forest National Park, approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), trek along Airport Mesa, stroll through Oak Creek Canyon, and explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona day trip website .

New York City to Sedona is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Sedona is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Sedona are a bit warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Painted Desert
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): hike along Bright Angel Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along South Kaibab Trail, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in April, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (62°F), and nights are colder (26°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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