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:  3​h
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Breckenridge
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
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Arches National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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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:  1​h
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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the engaging exhibits at Kaleidoscope, 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.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Kansas City. In July, daytime highs in Kansas City are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Kansas City

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then stroll through Garden of the Gods.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary app .

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 when traveling from Kansas City to Colorado Springs 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 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Broken Compass Brewery & Tap House, take in the pleasant sights at Vail Pass Path, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally don't miss a visit to Main Street.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Breckenridge trip planner .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Breckenridge by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in July: highs in Breckenridge hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Tours Adventure Outdoors

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, then admire all the interesting features of Delicate Arch, and then hike along Fiery Furnace.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Arches National Park trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Breckenridge to Arches National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. When traveling from Breckenridge in July, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Arches National Park: temperatures range from 97°F by day to 67°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Arches National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Arches National Park in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 81°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park holiday builder site .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 94°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Nature
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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.
On the 23rd (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Zion National Park - with highs of 84°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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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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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 25th (Thu): 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 see the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff holiday planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. July in Flagstaff sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Museums Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sedona attractions planner .

Traveling by bus from Flagstaff to Sedona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can 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 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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