11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Philadelphia
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Battleship New Jersey, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, wander the streets of Independence Mall, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Masonic Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Ridley Creek State Park, then stroll through The Struble Trail, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Chanticleer.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia road trip planning tool.

Pittsburgh to Philadelphia is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pittsburgh in September, Philadelphia is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Trails

Side Trips

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Historic Walking Area
Independence Mall
4.6
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Historic Site
Battleship New Jersey
4.7

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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 6th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City, get outside with Adventures Out West, then hike along Seven Bridges Trail, and finally look for gifts at Commonwheel Artists Co-op.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Colorado Springs takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Colorado Springs, with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods · Trails

Side Trip

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Outdoor Activity
Adventures Out West
4.8
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Historic Walking Area
Old Colorado City
4.0
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Hiking Trail
Seven Bridges Trail
4.7

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): hike along North Inlet Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls, explore the striking landscape of Sheep Lakes, then appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Deer Mountain. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Estes Cone Hike, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock, then hike along Twin Sisters Peaks Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lily Lake Trailhead.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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National Park
Sheep Lakes
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Old Faithful and West Thumb Geyser Basin. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Prismatic Spring and Upper Geyser Basin. There's still lots to do: stroll through Monument Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, take in the natural beauty of Blue Star Spring, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning app.

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, train, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are colder (60°F), and nights are a bit cooler (33°F). On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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