13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Murray
Drive:  10​h 45​min
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Elk City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Roswell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Alamogordo
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Winslow
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Boulder City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Wendover
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
10
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
11
Crazy Horse
— Few hours
Drive:  18​h
End: Murray

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Elk City

Elk City
Elk City is a city in Beckham County, Oklahoma, United States. For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Elk City driving holiday planner .

Murray to Elk City is an approximately 11-hour car ride. You can also fly. When traveling from Murray in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Elk City: temperatures range from 95°F by day to 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Roswell.

Things to do in Elk City

Museums

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 16th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, then see the interesting displays at International UFO Museum and Research Center, and then get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Historic District.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Roswell trip planner .

Traveling by car from Elk City to Roswell takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Elk City to Roswell is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 97°F, and evening lows to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Roswell

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Lion's Tail, Head underground at Big Room, then explore the fascinating underground world of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, then surround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of King's Palace.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Roswell to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 97°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Alamogordo.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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Big Room ©
Big Room
King's Palace ©
King's Palace
Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
Carlsbad Caverns National Park

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Alamogordo

Alamogordo ©
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. You've now added White Sands National Monument to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get curious at International Space Hall of Fame, examine the collection at New Mexico Museum of Space History, then learn about winemaking at McGinn's PistachioLand, then learn about all things military at White Sands Missle Range Museum, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at White Sands National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Alameda Park Zoo, then immerse yourself in nature at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park, then learn about winemaking at Heart of the Desert, and finally explore the ancient world of Three Rivers Petroglyph Site.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Alamogordo road trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wendover to Alamogordo. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Parks Nature Wineries
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Oliver Lee Memorial State Park ©
Oliver Lee Memorial State Park

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Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. You've now added Standin' on the Corner Park to your itinerary. On the 15th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Mogollon Rim, delve into the lush surroundings at Jasper Forest Overlook, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Rainbow Forest. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Homolovi State Park, explore the fascinating landscape at Petrified Forest National Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Crystal Forest Loop, and finally hike along Blue Mesa.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Winslow trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Crazy Horse to Winslow by combination of taxi and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Crazy Horse in August, expect Winslow to be somewhat warmer, temps between 91°F and 61°F. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mogollon Rim
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Mogollon Rim ©
Mogollon Rim

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point and then hike along South Kaibab Trail. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park visit planning app .

Traveling by car from Winslow to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Winslow in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Boulder City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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Boulder City

Boulder City
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Hoover Dam has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, push the limits with an extreme tour, then take in the views from Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, then pause for some photo ops at Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, and finally admire the engineering at Hoover Dam.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Boulder City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Winslow to Boulder City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Winslow to Boulder City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Winslow in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Boulder City: highs are around 100°F and lows about 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Boulder City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Wendover

Wendover ©
Wendover is a city in Tooele County, Utah, United States. Bonneville Salt Flats has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Sun Tunnels, don't miss a visit to Metaphor - Tree of Utah, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Bonneville Salt Flats, and finally try to win big at Resort at Wendover. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: play a few rounds at Toana Vista Golf Course, then pause for some photo ops at Wendover Will, then learn about all things military at Historic Wendover Airfield, and finally try your luck at Wendover Nugget Casino.

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Explore your travel options from Yellowstone National Park to Wendover with the Route module. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Wendover, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 65°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Wendover

Casinos Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Resort at Wendover
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Bonneville Salt Flats ©
Bonneville Salt Flats

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 23rd (Tue), trek along Artist Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then appreciate the extensive heritage of S Rim Trail, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wendover to Yellowstone National Park. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Wendover in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Big Thunder Gold Mine, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, see the interesting displays at National Presidential Wax Museum, look for gifts at Goodtyme Photo, then explore and take pictures at Wildlife Loop Road, and finally admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road, take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and finally hike along Presidential Trail.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Keystone day trip planner.

Getting from Alamogordo to Keystone by combination of bus and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Alamogordo in August; daily highs in Keystone reach 77°F and lows reach 51°F. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine

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Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
You've now added Crazy Horse Memorial to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Native American Educational and Cultural Center and then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at The Needles and then take in the awesome beauty at Harney Peak.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Crazy Horse trip maker .

Traveling by car from Keystone to Crazy Horse takes an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 51°F. You will leave for home on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Museums
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Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial

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