17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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New Smyrna Beach
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights

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New Smyrna Beach

New Smyrna Beach ©
New Smyrna Beach is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States, located on the central east coast of the state, with the Atlantic Ocean to the east. On the 4th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Apollo Beach and then enjoy the sea views from Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New Smyrna Beach day trip planning tool.

Manchester, UK to New Smyrna Beach is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In August, New Smyrna Beach is much hotter than Manchester - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in New Smyrna Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

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Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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Denver

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.
On the 5th (Wed), take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Denver trip site.

Fly from New Smyrna Beach to Denver in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Smyrna Beach to Denver is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Smyrna Beach in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Denver, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy, then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Colorado Springs online day trip planner.

Getting from Denver to Colorado Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. August in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Fun & Games
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Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
On the 9th (Sun), trek along Mosca Pass Trail and then explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve fast, fun, and easy.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Colorado Springs to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Expect little chillier evenings in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve when traveling from Colorado Springs in August, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): trek along Petroglyph Point Hike, delve into the distant past at Long House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nordenskiold #16 Trail, and finally steep yourself in history at Cliff Palace.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park travel route planning app.

Explore your travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Mesa Verde National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in August, expect Mesa Verde National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 35°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Petroglyph Point Hike ©
Petroglyph Point Hike

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): hike along South Kaibab Trail and then stroll through Bright Angel Trail. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then trek along Rim Trail.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip app.

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. While traveling from Mesa Verde National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 13th (Thu), take a memorable tour with Tours, then enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun at Gun Garage, get your game on at Axe Monkeys, then get your game on at Apocalypse Vegas, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Dig This.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Dig This ©
Dig This
Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): look and learn at Griffith Observatory and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): stroll through Santa Monica Bay, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online holiday maker.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Los Angeles is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Room Escape Games

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel route builder website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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