10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Zion National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h
6
Colorado Springs
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Santa Fe
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
8
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly + train:  6​h 15​min
End: Newark

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 3rd (Wed), take a stroll through Twin Peaks and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

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

Salt Lake City to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Salt Lake City to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 5th (Fri), catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel route builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 83°F and lows are around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House and then hike along Rim Trail. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains.

To see maps and tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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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 9th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 10th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City Historic District.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to Colorado Springs takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 86°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Old Colorado City Historic District ©

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night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): soothe aching muscles at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens and then take a stroll through Canyon Road.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Santa Fe takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In July in Santa Fe, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens ©
Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens

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night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque day trip tool .

Traveling by bus from Santa Fe to Albuquerque takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Albuquerque, with lows of 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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