17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
2
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h
3
Albuquerque
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
4
Durango
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Moose
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore and take pictures at Round Rock Express Baseball Club.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Austin tour planner.

New York City to Austin is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Austin. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: high temperatures in Austin hover around 95°F and lows are around 73°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Austin

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Driftwood, Round Rock Express
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Duchman Family Winery ©
Duchman Family Winery
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery
Driftwood Estate Winery ©
Driftwood Estate Winery

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 3rd (Sun), delve into the distant past at Puye Cliff Dwellings and then see the interesting displays at Harrell House of Natural Oddities. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel, see the interesting displays at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, and then view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Austin to Santa Fe takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Santa Fe is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Austin in June, with highs in Santa Fe at 88°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Puye Cliff Dwellings
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Puye Cliff Dwellings ©
Puye Cliff Dwellings
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

few
hours
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Casa Rondena Winery.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque tour planner.

Getting from Santa Fe to Albuquerque by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Albuquerque when traveling from Santa Fe in June, with lows around 65°F. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Durango.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Wineries
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Casa Rondena Winery ©
Casa Rondena Winery

4
nights
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Climbing Tours and Durango Community Recreation Center. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Long House and Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum. Step out of Durango with an excursion to Chimney Rock National Monument in Pagosa Springs--about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Durango trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Durango takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. While traveling from Albuquerque, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Durango, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Durango

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, Chimney Rock National Monument
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Long House ©
Long House
Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum ©
Chimney Rock National Monument ©
Chimney Rock National Monument

2
nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Sego Canyon Petroglyphs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): hike along Park Avenue Trail and then look and learn at RedRock Astronomy.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park vacation builder.

Drive from Durango to Arches National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In June, Arches National Park is somewhat warmer than Durango - with highs of 93°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park, RedRock Astronomy, Sego Canyon Petroglyphs
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Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
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 12th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Upper Falls and then tour the pleasant surroundings at S Rim Trail. On the next day, stroll through Artist Point and then get impressive views of Mud Volcano.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Arches National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Arches National Park in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 66°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River ©

3
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Do some cultural sightseeing at Chapel of the Transfiguration and Mangelsen Images of Nature. Explore hidden gems such as Teton Raptor Center and Fishing Charters & Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Teton Brewing Company (in Victor) and Jackson Hole Museum (in Jackson). It doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Oxbow Bend Turnout, Grand Teton National Park and don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Moose itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Moose in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in June, and nighttime lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Moose

Breweries & Distilleries Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Jackson Hole, Schwabacher Landing, Grand Teton Brewing Company
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Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature
Grand Teton Brewing Company ©
Grand Teton Brewing Company

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