14 days in Continental USA Itinerary

14 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive
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Boise
— 1 night
Fly
3
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Page
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Sedona
— 4 nights
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West Yellowstone

— 1 night
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 31st (Mon), trot along with a tour on horseback, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone sightseeing planner.

Newark to West Yellowstone is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to West Yellowstone due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Newark in May, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in West Yellowstone: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 31°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Boise.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Boise

— 1 night

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 1st (Tue), see the interesting displays at Warhawk Air Museum, steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Boise trip maker site.

Drive from West Yellowstone to Boise in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in May: high temperatures in Boise hover around 73°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Boise

Museums · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

Crossroads of the West

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Golden Spike National Historic Site. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Temple Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Madeleine.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner.

You can fly from Boise to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Windows and Double Arch. Get in touch with nature at Balanced Rock Trail and Landscape Arch. Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Arches National Park (Devils Garden Trailhead & Fiery Furnace). There's much more to do: stroll through Grandstaff Canyon Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, see Off-Road Tours, and trek along Park Avenue Trail.

Plan my day in Moab using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Moab takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. When traveling from Salt Lake City in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Moab: temperatures range from 95°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Page

— 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell, then explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Page road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Moab to Page takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Moab in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 69°F in Page. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Sedona

— 4 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tuzigoot National Monument and Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock State Park and Doe Mountain Trail. When in Sedona, make a side trip to see Arizona Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale, approximately Clarkdale away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Boynton Canyon Trail, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, hike along Broken Arrow Trail, and make a trip to Sedona Airport Overlook.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sedona road trip website.

You can drive from Page to Sedona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. June in Sedona sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
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.

Idaho travel guide

4.6
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.

Utah travel guide

4.8
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.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.