14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Yellowstone National Park
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Lawton
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h
4
Aspen
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
End: Yellowstone National Park

4
nights
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.
Attractions like Grand Teton and Lamar Valley make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Horseback Riding Tours in Gardiner--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Trout Lake Trail, don't miss a visit to Artist Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning app .

In August, daytime highs in Yellowstone National Park are 70°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Horseback Riding Tours, Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Horseback Riding Tours
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 19th (Mon), examine the collection at Museum of International Folk Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and then get curious at Bradbury Science Museum. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, don't miss a visit to 109 East Palace, contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, then shop like a local with Monroe Gallery, then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe journey maker website .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Santa Fe by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 84°F and lows are around 57°F. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lawton.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Bradbury Science Museum
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Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Bradbury Science Museum ©
Bradbury Science Museum
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

3
nights
Lawton

Lawton ©
The city of Lawton is the county seat of Comanche County, in the State of Oklahoma. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge, then don't miss a visit to Wind Energy Park, and then get curious at Stafford Air & Space Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Turner Falls Park and then meet the residents at Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lawton travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Lawton takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Santa Fe to Lawton, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in August; daily highs in Lawton reach 95°F and lows reach 71°F. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lawton

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Weatherford, Wichita Mountains National Wildlife Refuge, Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park, Turner Falls Park
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Stafford Air & Space Museum ©
Stafford Air & Space Museum
Museum of the Great Plains ©
Museum of the Great Plains
Turner Falls Park ©
Turner Falls Park

3
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 25th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanging Lake Trail and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Aspen trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Lawton to Aspen takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Lawton to Aspen, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lawton in August, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Aspen: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Glenwood Springs
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
River Rafting & Tubing
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

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