10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tucson
Drive:  5​h 15​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Dillon
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
7
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Clarksville

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night
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.
On the 23rd (Fri), hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder tool .

Tucson to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. While traveling from Tucson, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Page trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Page reach 93°F and lows reach 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks

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Glen Canyon Dam
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Arches National Park travel planner .

You can drive from Page to Arches National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Page in August, Arches National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 63°F. You'll set off for Dillon on the 26th (Mon).

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Dillon

Dillon ©
The Town of Dillon is a Home Rule Municipality in Summit County, Colorado, United States. On the 26th (Mon), go for a stroll along the water at Dillon Marina and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dillon Reservoir.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dillon trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Dillon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Arches National Park in August, you will find days in Dillon are cooler (62°F), and nights are a bit cooler (46°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Boulder.

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Dillon Reservoir ©
Dillon Reservoir
Dillon Marina ©
Dillon Marina

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Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): walk around Chautauqua Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Flatirons, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Boulder Creek Path. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Eldorado Canyon, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Avery Brewing Company, then deepen your understanding at University of Colorado at Boulder, and finally browse the different shops at Pearl Street Mall.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Boulder vacation planner.

Getting from Dillon to Boulder by car takes about 2 hours. When traveling from Dillon in August, plan for warmer days in Boulder, with highs around 85°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Denver.

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Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall
Colorado Chautauqua: Park ©
Colorado Chautauqua: Park

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Denver online travel planner .

Denver is just a short distance from Boulder. In August in Denver, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Shopping
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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Graceland, then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then try your luck at Horseshoe Casino.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Denver to Memphis in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in August, Memphis is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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