17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  6​h
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
3
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Sedona
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder app .

Fort Lauderdale to Las Vegas is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November: highs in Las Vegas hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 47°F. On the 29th (Fri), you'll travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): shop like a local with David J West Gallery and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Watchman Trail, hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail, hike along Riverside Walk, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hidden Canyon, and finally view the masterpieces at LaFave Gallery.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in November: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 61°F and lows are around 29°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for Zion National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Springdale
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

1
night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
On the 1st (Sun), stroll through The Narrows.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary planning website .

You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Nature Parks
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and then get great views at Farview Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bryce Amphitheatre, trek along Rim Trail, stroll through Bristlecone Loop, take some stellar pictures from Paria View, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in December, things will get little chillier in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 36°F and lows about 8°F. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gunfighter Canyon and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Explore Page's surroundings by going to Kaibab National Forest (in Jacob Lake), Navajo National Monument (in Shonto) and Marble Canyon (Cathedral Wash Trail & Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, take in breathtaking views at Paria River Canyon, get outside with Wahweap Overlook, and explore the fascinating underground world of Waterholes Canyon.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Page trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in December, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (47°F), and nights are much warmer (30°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Navajo National Monument, Kaibab National Forest
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. There's lots more to do: hike along South Kaibab Trail, stroll around Indian Garden, get great views at Powell Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in December, and nighttime lows around 20°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature Museums Parks
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Soldier Pass, admire the majestic nature at Jerome State Historic Park, then admire the majestic nature at Douglas Mansion, and finally do a tasting at Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Fay Canyon Trail, trek along Bear Mountain Trail, then view the masterpieces at Village Gallery of Local Artists, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Little Horse Trail, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sedona trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Sedona in 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in December, with highs in Sedona at 54°F and lows at 38°F. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Jerome, Page Springs Cellars, Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room
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Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail
Spas & Wellness

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