11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Santa Cruz
Drive:  12​h
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
Escalante
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
Kearney
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
Wausau
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Houghton
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Mackinaw City
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
Syracuse

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day
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.
You've now added Hidden Canyon to your itinerary.

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Santa Cruz to Zion National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of shuttle, flight, and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Cruz to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santa Cruz in August, expect nights in Zion National Park to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 88°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon

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day
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.
Natural Bridge has been added to your itinerary.

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You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Escalante.
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Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

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Escalante

Escalante
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 in the south central part of the state. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Escalante Petrified Forest State Park.

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Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Escalante takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Escalante are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for Glenwood Springs.

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1
day
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rifle Falls. On the 13th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Rifle Falls.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Glenwood Springs travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Escalante to Glenwood Springs by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly. When traveling from Escalante in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Glenwood Springs: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 49°F at night. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Kearney.

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Side Trip

Rifle Falls
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Kearney

Kearney
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kearney tour planner.

Getting from Glenwood Springs to Kearney by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Glenwood Springs to Kearney, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, with highs in Kearney at 85°F and lows at 62°F. You will leave for Wausau on the 14th (Mon).

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Wausau

Wausau
Wausau is a city in and the county seat of Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States. To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Wausau itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kearney to Wausau in 11 hours. Another option is to fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Kearney in August: highs in Wausau hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 58°F. On the 15th (Tue), you'll travel to Houghton.

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Parks Outdoors Fun & Games
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2
days
Houghton

Houghton
Houghton is a city in the U.S. For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Houghton custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wausau to Houghton takes 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wausau to Houghton due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Wausau in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Houghton: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 55°F at night. On the 16th (Wed), you're off toMackinaw City.

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2
days
Mackinaw City

Mackinaw City
Mackinaw City is a village in Emmet and Cheboygan counties in the U.S. Headlands International Dark Sky Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Headlands International Dark Sky Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mackinaw City vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Houghton to Mackinaw City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Mackinaw City can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. On the 19th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

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