10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
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Kansas City
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Breckenridge
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 15​min
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Arches National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Flagstaff
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
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Sedona
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  7​h
End: Kansas City

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
On the 18th (Thu), have fun and explore at Kaleidoscope, then admire the masterpieces at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, then get engrossed in the history at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip itinerary site .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Kansas City. July in Kansas City sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Fun & Games Childrens Museums
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National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Kaleidoscope ©
Kaleidoscope
Room Escape Games

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Garden of the Gods.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs attractions planner.

Getting from Kansas City to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kansas City in July, plan for little chillier nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Breckenridge

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, then take in the pleasant sights at Vail Pass Path, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally make a trip to Main Street.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Breckenridge takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. While traveling from Colorado Springs, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Breckenridge, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Vail Pass Path ©
Vail Pass Path

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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.
On the 21st (Sun), stroll through Double Arch, then make a trip to Delicate Arch, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fiery Furnace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Arches National Park online attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Breckenridge to Arches National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Traveling from Breckenridge in July, you will find days in Arches National Park are warmer (97°F), and nights are a bit warmer (67°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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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.
On the 22nd (Mon), get great views at Inspiration Point, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip maker site .

Getting from Arches National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Arches National Park in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 81°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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.
On the 23rd (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get great views at Mather Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park route site .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 84°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the world behind art at West of the Moon Gallery, enjoy some diversion at Flagstaff Extreme, then explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and finally look and learn at Lowell Observatory.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Flagstaff trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Lowell Observatory ©
Lowell Observatory
West of the Moon Gallery ©
West of the Moon Gallery

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 27th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Sedona road trip planning site .

You can take a bus from Flagstaff to Sedona in an hour. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Flagstaff in July, things will get a bit warmer in Sedona: highs are around 92°F and lows about 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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