14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 1 night
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Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
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Aurora
— 1 night

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Sheep Lakes, contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, then admire the sheer force of Alberta Falls, and finally explore the activities along Sprague Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, then appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and finally stroll through Emerald Lake Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park holiday maker site.

Aurora to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also drive. In June, daytime highs in Rocky Mountain National Park are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Must see
Trail Ridge Road
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Hiking Trail
Emerald Lake Trail
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Water Body
Bear Lake
4.7

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Warner Point, admire all the interesting features of South Rim Road, and then explore the striking landscape at Painted Wall.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Scenic Drive · Nature · Outdoors · Parks
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Geologic Formation
Painted Wall
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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
On the 9th (Wed), hike along Murphy Point Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, then hike along Pothole Point Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in June, things will get a bit warmer in Canyonlands National Park: highs are around 95°F and lows about 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, then stroll through Double Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Arches National Park trip planner.

Getting from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Arches National Park can reach 95°F, while at night they dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Double Arch
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Geologic Formation
Delicate Arch
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Geologic Formation
Fiery Furnace
4.8

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Arches National Park in June: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 87°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
4.9

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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.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: hike along South Kaibab Trail, trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
4.8

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Balcony House, hike along Nordenskiold #16 Trail, and then delve into the distant past at Long House.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Mesa Verde National Park trip site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In June in Mesa Verde National Park, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 46°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Ruin
Long House
4.8

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve route maker site.

Explore your travel options from Mesa Verde National Park to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve with the Route module. When traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Aurora.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Aurora

Aurora ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Cherry Creek State Park and then push the limits with Castle Rock Zip Line Tours.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Aurora trip simple and quick.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Aurora. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Aurora when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in June, with lows around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aurora

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Castle Rock Zip Line Tours
4.8

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