10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Flagstaff
— 3 nights
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Phoenix
— 2 nights

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 28th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Reptile Gardens, identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, and then appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City travel itinerary planner.

Los Angeles to Rapid City is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in June since evenings lows in Rapid City dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Wildlife

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Wildlife Area
Bear Country USA
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Denver

Mile-High City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): catch a live event at Coors Field, then sample the tasty concoctions at Coors Brewery, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Denver takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Adventure · Outdoors

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Bring the kids along to Flagstaff Extreme and Cathedral Rock. Change things up with these side-trips from Flagstaff: Sedona (Chapel of the Holy Cross, Spas & Wellness, &more), Painted Desert (in Petrified Forest National Park) and Bearizona Wildlife Park (in Williams). There's more to do: see the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory and explore the world behind art at West of the Moon Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff road trip app.

Getting from Denver to Flagstaff by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in July, expect Flagstaff to be little chillier, temps between 81°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

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Observatory
Lowell Observatory
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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Phoenix Zoo, then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, and then see where the action happens at Chase Field.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip builder website.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Phoenix in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in July; daily highs in Phoenix reach 106°F and lows reach 85°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
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