13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner
Make it your trip
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
— 1 night
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
— 1 day
Drive to Eagle County Regional Airport, Fly to San Francisco International Airport, Drive to Vacaville


Colorado Springs — 2 nights

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.
Visit Manitou Cliff Dwellings and Old Colorado City for their historical value. Bring the kids along to Garden of the Gods and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Step out of Colorado Springs with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in Cañon City--about 1h 20 min away.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs driving holiday planner.

Vacaville to Colorado Springs is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vacaville to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vacaville in June, expect Colorado Springs to be slightly colder, temps between 84°F and 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Salt Lake City.
Parks · Adventure · Historic Sites · Tours
Side Trips

Salt Lake City — 1 night

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 17th (Mon), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and finally engage your brain at Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read Salt Lake City online tour planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from Colorado Springs in June, with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Bozeman.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Bozeman — 1 night

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): look and learn at Museum of the Rockies, get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bozeman Spirits Distillery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bozeman vacation builder app.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Bozeman takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in June; daily highs in Bozeman reach 77°F and lows reach 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.
Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Glacier National Park — 3 nights

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.
Visiting Going-to-the-Sun Road and Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Glacier National Park to West Glacier to see River Rafting & Tubing about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, and take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Bozeman to Glacier National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Zion National Park.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trip

Zion National Park — 3 nights

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Zion National Park and Angel's Landing. Spend the 23rd (Sun) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's more to do: cruise along Zion Shuttle and take some stellar pictures from Observation Point.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Zion National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in June: highs in Zion National Park hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Meeker.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Meeker — 1 day

The Town of Meeker is the Statutory Town that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Rio Blanco County, Colorado, United States. On the 26th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The White River Museum.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Meeker journey planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Meeker. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, things will get a bit cooler in Meeker: highs are around 83°F and lows about 44°F. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Highlights from your trip

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

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.

Montana travel guide

River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.