19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Phoenix
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Lake Powell
— 2 nights

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phoenix: Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ (in Gilbert), Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield) and McDowell Sonoran Preserve (in Scottsdale). The adventure continues: see Off-Road Tours, ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center, sample the fine beverages at Arizona Distilling Co, and see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip planner.

New York City to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. In December, Phoenix is somewhat warmer than New York City - with highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
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Must see
Shamrock Farms
4.7
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Must see
Off-Road Tours
4.9

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Sedona

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, shop like a local with Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, don't miss a visit to 911 Memorial, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bear Mountain Trail.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sedona route tool.

You can drive from Phoenix to Sedona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in December: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 54°F and lows are around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.6
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Geologic Formation
Cathedral Rock
4.8
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Religious Site
Chapel of the Holy Cross
4.7

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, get great views at Grandview Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

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

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in December, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 45°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 15°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 27:
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, then contemplate the long history of Geologist's Cabin, and then take some stellar pictures from Aguereberry Point. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, explore the stunning scenery at Natural Bridge Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, then take in breathtaking views at Golden Canyon, then cruise along Artists Dr, and finally steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park day trip tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect Death Valley National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 56°F and 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8
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Historic Site
Geologist's Cabin
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Canyon
Golden Canyon
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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, try your luck at Caesars Palace, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in December since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 3:
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Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On the 4th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Ticaboo Canyon and then trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lake Powell holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Lake Powell takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Lake Powell due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: high temperatures in Lake Powell hover around 45°F and lows are around 29°F. On the 5th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:

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