6 days in Western US Itinerary

6 days in Western US Itinerary

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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral Rock and Devil's Bridge Trail. Get outdoors at Bell Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). There's still lots to do: trek along Airport Mesa, tour the pleasant surroundings at Broken Arrow Trail, take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sedona day trip planning site.

Chicago to Sedona is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in October; daily highs in Sedona reach 77°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): trek along South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Mather Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

You can plan Grand Canyon National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can take a bus from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (66°F), and nights are cooler (31°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 82°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are little chillier, around 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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