10 days in Western US Itinerary

10 days in Western US Itinerary

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10 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Cedar Rapids
Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Canon City
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
drive:  4​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
6
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h 30​min
End: Cedar Rapids

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night
Canon City

Canon City ©
Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Rafting. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, then examine the collection at Museum of Colorado Prisons, and then let the river carry you with Royal Gorge Rafting.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Canon City day trip planning app .

Cedar Rapids to Canon City is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cedar Rapids in March, with highs in Canon City at 61°F and lows at 34°F. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Royal Gorge Rafting ©
Royal Gorge Rafting
Royal Gorge Anglers ©
Royal Gorge Anglers
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

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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 11th (Sun): see a world frozen in time at Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town), explore the stunning scenery at Hidden Canyon, and then hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park visit planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Canon City to Zion National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In March, daytime highs in Zion National Park are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 30°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)
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Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town) ©
Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation planner .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in March, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (74°F), and nights are warmer (52°F). You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
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Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Las Vegas Downtown ©
Las Vegas Downtown
Guardian Angel Cathedral ©
Guardian Angel Cathedral

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Navajo Point as well as East Rim Drive. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point, then take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and then get great views at Mather Point.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 57°F, while nights are colder with lows around 23°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

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night
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.
Waterholes Canyon has been added to your itinerary.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Page journey maker .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March; daily highs in Page reach 65°F and lows reach 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Glen Canyon Dam, Lone Rock Beach
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Waterholes Canyon ©
Waterholes Canyon
Lake Powell National Golf Course ©
Lake Powell National Golf Course
Glen Canyon Dam ©
Glen Canyon Dam

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night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Pecos National Historical Park, admire the natural beauty at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel, contemplate the long history of El Santuario de Chimayo, then play a few rounds at Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe, and finally don't miss a visit to Canyon Road. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ski Santa Fe.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe holiday tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Page to Santa Fe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Page in March since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 30°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Pecos National Historical Park, El Santuario de Chimayo
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Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel

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