11 days in Continental USA Itinerary

11 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 14th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Buttermilk Mountain. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. It doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Aspen Snowmass and appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary.

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New York City to Aspen is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Aspen is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in March, plan for little chillier nights in Aspen, with lows around 21°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip


— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Make the 18th (Fri) a memorable day with a climbing tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get outside with Deep Desert Expeditions, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Moab trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Aspen to Moab by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and car. In March, Moab is a bit warmer than Aspen - with highs of 62°F and lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to fly to Big Sur.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Big Sur

— 1 night

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 19th (Sat), kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, trek along Partington Cove, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

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Traveling by flight from Moab to Big Sur takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab to Big Sur, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Big Sur when traveling from Moab in March, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Anaheim.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature


— 4 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Take a break from Anaheim with a short trip to LEGOLAND California in Carlsbad, about 1h 15 min away. Have a day of magic on the 21st (Mon) at Disneyland Park. Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park, try out the rides at Downtown Disney District, and experience the excitement of The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Anaheim online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Big Sur to Anaheim in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Big Sur in March, with highs in Anaheim at 75°F and lows at 54°F. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games

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Colorado travel guide

River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

Utah travel guide

Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.