10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights

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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.
Family-friendly places like Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, get great views at Mather Point, and go for a walk through Pipe Creek Vista.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker.

New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, Grand Canyon National Park is colder at night with lows of 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, then don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Fiery Furnace.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Arches National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, with highs in Arches National Park at 95°F and lows at 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Carlsbad Caverns 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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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): Head underground at Big Room, get a dose of the wild on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, and then explore the fascinating underground world of King's Palace. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Giant Dome and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hall of The White Giant.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Arches National Park to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Arches National Park in June, Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of 67°F. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Big Room ©
Big Room
King's Palace ©
King's Palace
Giant Dome ©
Giant Dome

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like River Rafting & Tubing and Royal Gorge Zip Line Tours. Change things up with these side-trips from Colorado Springs: Off-Road Tours (in Buena Vista) and Royal Gorge Helitours (in Canon City). The adventure continues: walk around Garden of the Gods, expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Colorado Springs attractions planning tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Colorado Springs in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in June, with highs in Colorado Springs at 84°F and lows at 54°F. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Canon City, Cascade, Off-Road Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Off-Road Tours

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