13 days in Continental USA Itinerary

13 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Branson
— 1 night
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Durango
— 1 night
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Rapid City
— 4 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 3 nights

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Branson

Live Entertainment Capital of the World

Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 10th (Mon), whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Branson day trip planner.

Charlotte to Branson is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charlotte to Branson. In August, daily temperatures in Branson can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Durango.

Things to do in Branson

Wildlife · Parks · Adventure · Outdoors
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Must see
Zipline
4.6
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History Museum
Titanic Museum
4.5

1
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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 12th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Durango trip planner.

You can fly from Branson to Durango in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Branson in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Durango, with lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Durango

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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.7

3
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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step out of the city life by going to Delicate Arch and Tunnel Arch. Family-friendly places like Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Copper Ridge Dinosaur Trackways will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours and admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Moab trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Durango to Moab in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Durango in August: high temperatures in Moab hover around 92°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Delicate Arch
4.9
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Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
4.9
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
4.5

4
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sylvan Lake and Needles Eye Tunnel. Get outdoors at Iron Mountain Road and Bear Country USA. Change things up with these side-trips from Rapid City: Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs), Custer (Custer State Park Resort & Wildlife Loop Road) and Elk Mountain Nature Trail (in Wind Cave National Park). The adventure continues: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine and wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rapid City trip planner.

You can fly from Moab to Rapid City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in August, you will find days in Rapid City are slightly colder (83°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Sylvan Lake
4.8

3
nights
Gatlinburg

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail and The Coaster at Goats on the Roof. Get outdoors at Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook and Clingmans Dome. Change things up with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Hartford (about 42 minutes away). The adventure continues: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in panoramic vistas at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, get in on the family fun at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parrot Mountain & Gardens.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gatlinburg trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Rapid City to Gatlinburg in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Rapid City to Gatlinburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rapid City in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 68°F in Gatlinburg. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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