12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Miami
— 1 night
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Gatlinburg
— 2 nights
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Ocoee
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Buena Vista
— 1 night
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Durango
— 2 nights
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Miami

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): have fun at Lock & Load Miami and then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Miami road trip planning website.

Tampa to Miami is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Miami

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Gatlinburg

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): cool off at Dollywood.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gatlinburg trip website.

Fly from Miami to Gatlinburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Miami in July since evenings lows in Gatlinburg dip to 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Ocoee.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

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Ocoee

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): let the river carry you with Ocoee Outdoors, Inc. and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): explore the activities along Ocoee River and then let the river carry you with Adventures Unlimited.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ocoee day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Ocoee takes 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Ocoee

Adventure · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

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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 25th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs vacation planner.

Getting from Ocoee to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Ocoee to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ocoee in July, expect little chillier with lows of 58°F in Colorado Springs. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): see Off-Road Tours, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Vicksburg, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Buena Vista trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in July, things will get a bit cooler in Buena Vista: highs are around 80°F and lows about 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab trip planning website.

You can drive from Buena Vista to Moab in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Buena Vista in July; daily highs in Moab reach 97°F and lows reach 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Trails

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Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see Off-Road Tours and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Durango trip planner.

Drive from Moab to Durango in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Moab in July; daily highs in Durango reach 86°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Tennessee travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Distilleries · Theaters
The Volunteer State
Divided by law, geography, and custom into three major regions, represented by the three stars on state's flag, Tennessee boasts a distinctive musical heritage that includes elements of bluegrass, country-western, and blues. With a countryside as diverse as its people, Tennessee includes landscapes ranging from a mountainous region in the east to the lowlands of the west, with gently rolling hills in the middle. For a well-rounded vacation, you can hike remote mountain trails in the morning and explore the crowded bars of Nashville in the evening. Visit the urban attractions, such as Elvis Presley's former residence in Memphis, but don't miss a chance to spend some time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, situated in the eastern part of the state.

Colorado travel guide

4.4
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

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
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.