14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Vernon
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Amarillo
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 1 night
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El Paso
— 1 night
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Fort Stockton
— 1 night
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San Antonio
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Vernon

— 1 night
Vernon is a city in Wilbarger County, Texas, United States. To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vernon journey builder app.

Houston to Vernon is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July, daytime highs in Vernon are 97°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Amarillo.

Things to do in Vernon

Museums · Shopping

Amarillo

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Amarillo Botanical Gardens as well as Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Palo Duro Canyon State Park and then admire the natural beauty at Amarillo Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Amarillo trip planner.

Getting from Vernon to Amarillo by car takes about 3 hours. In July, Amarillo is little chillier than Vernon - with highs of 92°F and lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Denver.

Things to do in Amarillo

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Denver

— 3 nights

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Garden of the Gods has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Wild Basin Area, contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station, and then get to know the fascinating history of 16th Street Mall. Keep things going the next day: walk around Garden of the Gods.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Denver trip builder website.

Fly from Amarillo to Denver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amarillo to Denver is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Amarillo in July, things will get little chillier in Denver: highs are around 87°F and lows about 60°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Jackson Hole

— 2 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): fly down the slopes at Rendezvous Mountain.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip planning site.

Getting from Denver to Jackson Hole by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Denver in August, with highs in Jackson Hole at 78°F and lows at 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

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.
On the 3rd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, Head underground at Timpanogos Cave National Monument, and then cast your line with Rocky Mountain Outfitters.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be much hotter, around 67°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 92°F. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

Before you visit Las Vegas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 101°F and lows are around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Phoenix.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks

Phoenix

— 1 night
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): trek along Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area, then get close to the beloved marine mammals with Dolphinaris Arizona, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Phoenix in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Phoenix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Phoenix, with lows of 83°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to El Paso.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

El Paso

— 1 night
On the 7th (Sat), stroll the grounds of Evergreen Cemetery East and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the El Paso trip builder website.

Fly from Phoenix to El Paso in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in August: high temperatures in El Paso hover around 93°F and lows are around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Fort Stockton.

Things to do in El Paso

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Fort Stockton

— 1 night
Fort Stockton is a city in Pecos County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Giant Road Runner.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fort Stockton, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from El Paso to Fort Stockton in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. August in Fort Stockton sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 71°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Antonio.

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 9th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, then take in the history at Mission Concepcion, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Little Church of La Villita. On your second day here, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Antonio road trip site.

Drive from Fort Stockton to San Antonio in 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 98°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.