16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
3
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
4
Des Moines
— 2 nights
5
Petersburg
— 1 night
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Doylestown
— 3 nights

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get to know the resident critters at Utah's Hogle Zoo and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City tour planner.

Monterey to Salt Lake City is an approximately 13-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Monterey in July, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 95°F by day to 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Utah's Hogle Zoo ©
Utah's Hogle Zoo

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, hike along Inspiration Point, and stroll through Observation Point Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip builder tool.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F and lows are around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then admire all the interesting features of Skyline Drive.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Colorado Springs in 11.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Colorado Springs at 86°F and lows at 58°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Fri) before leaving for Des Moines.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

2
nights
Des Moines

Des Moines ©
Des Moines is the capital and the most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Blank Park Zoo and then make a splash at Adventureland.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Des Moines journey planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Des Moines by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Des Moines when traveling from Colorado Springs in July, with lows around 67°F. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Petersburg.

Things to do in Des Moines

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Adventureland ©
Adventureland
Blank Park Zoo ©
Blank Park Zoo
Capitol Building ©
Capitol Building

1
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Petersburg

Petersburg ©
Located on the site of an ancient Indian settlement, Petersburg is a small rural community.
On the 3rd (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Petersburg online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Des Moines to Petersburg in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Petersburg can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Doylestown.

Things to do in Petersburg

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site ©
Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

3
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Doylestown

Doylestown ©
Doylestown is a borough and the county seat of Bucks County in the U.S. Kids will appreciate attractions like Kids Castle and Moravian Pottery and Tile Works. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Tyler State Park, take an in-depth tour of Mercer Museum, steep yourself in history at Fonthill Castle, and get your game on at Doylestown Rock Gym.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Doylestown trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Petersburg to Doylestown takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In August in Doylestown, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Doylestown

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kids Castle ©
Kids Castle
Fonthill Castle ©
Fonthill Castle
Mercer Museum ©
Mercer Museum

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