16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 1 night
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Kremmling
— 1 night
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Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
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Canon City
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights

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Denver

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.
To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver day trip tool.

Minneapolis to Denver is an approximately 14.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Minneapolis in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Denver, with lows around 43°F. You will leave for Rocky Mountain National Park on the 22nd (Sat).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

1
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Trail Ridge Road has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Trail Ridge Road and then explore the activities along Bear Lake.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip maker tool.

You can drive from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Rocky Mountain National Park, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 43°F at night. You will leave for Kremmling on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Trail Ridge Road ©
Must see
Trail Ridge Road
4.9
Bear Lake ©
Water Body
Bear Lake
4.7

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Kremmling

The Town of Kremmling is a Statutory Town in Grand County, Colorado, United States. For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kremmling itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Kremmling takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in May, expect Kremmling to be a bit cooler, temps between 63°F and 33°F. On the 24th (Mon), you're off to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Kremmling

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

1
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Steamboat Springs

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hot Springs Adventures. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs Adventures.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Steamboat Springs visit planner.

Getting from Kremmling to Steamboat Springs by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Fish Creek Falls ©
Waterfall
Fish Creek Falls
4.8

1
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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.
On the 26th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Arches National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Arches National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Arches National Park: highs are around 76°F and lows about 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
Delicate Arch ©
Geologic Formation
Delicate Arch
4.9
Fiery Furnace ©
Geologic Formation
Fiery Furnace
4.8
Double Arch ©
Geologic Formation
Double Arch
4.9

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Capitol Reef National Park day trip tool.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 3.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Arches National Park in May: high temperatures in Capitol Reef National Park hover around 63°F and lows are around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Bryce Canyon National Park

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, then take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park driving holiday planning site.

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Inspiration Point ©
Must see
Inspiration Point
4.9
Canyon Trail Rides ©
Horseback Riding Tour
Canyon Trail Rides
4.7
Natural Bridge ©
Geologic Formation
Natural Bridge
4.8

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Zion National Park

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon and then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 76°F and lows are around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Zion National Park ©
National Park
Zion National Park
4.7
Zion Shuttle ©
Scenic Drive
Zion Shuttle
4.6

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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. On the 31st (Mon), stroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

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

You can drive from Zion National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. May in Monument Valley sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 44°F at night. You'll set off for Canon City on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Photography Tours
4.9

2
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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, CaƱon City straddles the Arkansas River.
You've now added Royal Gorge Route Railroad to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): tour in style with Royal Gorge Route Railroad and then take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City day trip planning app.

Do a combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Canon City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, daytime highs in Canon City are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Canon City

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip
Skyline Drive ©
Scenic Drive
Skyline Drive
4.7

2
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Denver

Mile-High City

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then wander the streets of 16th Street Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, meet the residents at Denver Zoo, then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Denver travel route builder tool.

You can drive from Canon City to Denver in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Canon City in June: highs in Denver hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

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