17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Indianapolis
— 1 night
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Saint Louis
— Few hours
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Kansas City
— 1 night
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Denver
— 4 nights
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Alamosa
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights

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Indianapolis

Indianapolis ©

Circle City

Indiana's capital and most populous city, Indianapolis is best known for its racecar events and impressive museums, and as the hometown of Kurt Vonnegut.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Rocket Fizz and then make a trip to USS Indianapolis Memorial.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Indianapolis trip planner.

Annapolis to Indianapolis is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Annapolis in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Indianapolis, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Indianapolis

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Gift & Specialty Shop
Rocket Fizz
4.5

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis

Gateway to the West

Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Saint Louis trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Indianapolis to Saint Louis by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August in Saint Louis, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 66°F at night. On the 21st (Fri), you're off to Kansas City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks · Nightlife · Fun & Games · Museums

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©

City of Fountains

The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): gain insight at Kaleidoscope.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kansas City trip maker website.

Drive from Saint Louis to Kansas City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. August in Kansas City sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 70°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums · Childrens Museums
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Children’s Museum
Kaleidoscope
4.7

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes 16th Street Mall. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Denver Union Station and Trinity United Methodist Church. Kids will appreciate attractions like Mount Evans and Denver Zoo. Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Idaho Springs (Colorado Adventure Center & Summit Lake Park). There's still lots to do: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens, and look for gifts at Dardano's Shoes.

Discover how to plan a Denver trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Kansas City to Denver in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kansas City in August since evenings lows in Denver dip to 58°F. You will leave for Moab on the 26th (Wed).

Things to do in Denver

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Denver Union Station
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Mountain
Mount Evans
4.8

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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): take the plunge with Skydive Moab, enjoy unforgettable views with Canyonlands Ballooning, and then see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Moab tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Denver to Moab by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Denver in August, you will find days in Moab are a bit warmer (92°F), and nights are about the same (63°F). You'll set off for Mesa Verde National Park on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Parks
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Must see
Off-Road Tours
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Skydiving
Skydive Moab
4.9

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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 29th (Sat): stroll through Nordenskiold #16 Trail and then admire all the interesting features of Petroglyph Point Hike.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Moab to Mesa Verde National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Moab in August, with highs in Mesa Verde National Park at 86°F and lows at 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Alamosa.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
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Must see
Cliff Palace
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Hiking Trail
Petroglyph Point Hike
4.7

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Alamosa

Alamosa ©
Alamosa is a city under Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Alamosa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): don't miss a visit to White Mountain Trading Post, look for all kinds of wild species at Alamosa National Wildlife Refuge, and then sample the tasty concoctions at San Luis Valley Brewing Company.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Alamosa day trip site.

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Alamosa by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in August; daily highs in Alamosa reach 80°F and lows reach 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Alamosa

Breweries & Distilleries · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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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.
Royal Gorge Route Railroad has been added to your itinerary. Visiting Bear Dance Golf Club and The Broadmoor Seven Falls will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and Glen Eyrie Castle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online vacation planner.

You can drive from Alamosa to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Alamosa in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Colorado Springs, with lows of 51°F. You'll set off for home on the 4th (Fri).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Golf

Side Trips

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Golf Course
Bear Dance Golf Club
4.4

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