16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Estes Park
— 1 night
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Park City
— 3 nights
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
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Scottsdale
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Page
— 1 day

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Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at Estes Park Guided Tours and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Lumpy Ridge Brewing.

Plan trip to Estes Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Kansas City to Estes Park is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Estes Park. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kansas City in December since evenings lows in Estes Park dip to 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Off-Road Tours
4.8

3
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Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Visiting Backcountry Snowmobiling and Ski Butlers Park City will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Park City: North Forty Escapes (in Oakley) and Rocky Mountain Outfitters (in Midway). There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Park City Mountain Resort, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Park City, push the limits with Utah Olympic Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodward Park City.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Park City trip app.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Estes Park to Park City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Estes Park in December, expect nights in Park City to be about the same, around 13°F, while days are slightly colder, around 35°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

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Fishing Charter / Tour
Rocky Mountain Outfitters
4.6

2
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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 25th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Keys View, identify plant and animal life at Barker Dam Trail, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock, then admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and then make a trip to Arch Rock.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park sightseeing planning tool.

You can fly from Park City to Joshua Tree National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Park City to Joshua Tree National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Park City in December, expect Joshua Tree National Park to be much warmer, temps between 61°F and 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Wildlife Area
Barker Dam Trail
4.4
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Geologic Formation
Keys View
4.7

1
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Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. On the 27th (Sun), see Off-Road Tours, then identify plant and animal life at McDowell Sonoran Preserve, and then admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin West.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Scottsdale online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Scottsdale by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Scottsdale is somewhat warmer than Joshua Tree National Park - with highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Off-Road Tour
Off-Road Tours
4.7
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World heritage site
Taliesin West
4.6

6
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, get great views at Hopi Point, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To find photos and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Scottsdale in December, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 45°F and lows at 15°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0

1
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Page

Page

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Page trip itinerary website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Page, with lows around 29°F. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

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