10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
1
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Rawlins
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
4
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  7​h
5
Canon City
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Columbus
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
End: Newark

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night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs online route planner .

Newark to Glenwood Springs is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Newark in September, plan for cooler days in Glenwood Springs, with highs around 59°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rawlins.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Hanging Lake ©
Hanging Lake
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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Rawlins

Rawlins ©
Rawlins is a city in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. On the 11th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Wyoming Frontier Prison and then examine the collection at Carbon County Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rawlins trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Rawlins in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Glenwood Springs in September: highs in Rawlins hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 43°F. On the 11th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rawlins

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wyoming Frontier Prison ©
Wyoming Frontier Prison
Carbon County Museum ©
Carbon County Museum

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 12th (Wed), trek along Artist Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, and then take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip app .

You can drive from Rawlins to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Rawlins in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 60°F and lows are around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit Basin
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Highline Trail, and then admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, and then sample the fine beverages at Glacier Distilling Company.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In September, Glacier National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 70°F and lows of 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Glacier Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Canon City online route planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Canon City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in September; daily highs in Canon City reach 83°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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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 17th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon, 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 reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip maker .

You can drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Canon City in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Columbus.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

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Columbus

Columbus ©
More than just one of the nation's top business centers, Columbus is a mixture of many different parts of America, situated at the spot where the so-called "Bible Belt" meets the varied cultures of the Great Plains and Appalachia.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): wander the streets of Short North Arts District, wander the streets of Arena District, and then wander the streets of German Village.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Columbus planner .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Columbus by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Colorado Springs in September since evenings lows in Columbus dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Columbus

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
German Village ©
German Village
Short North Arts District ©
Short North Arts District
Arena District ©
Arena District

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