18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
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Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
4
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  14​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
10
Denver
— 1 night
End: Denver

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Denver

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Coors Field, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Coors Brewery, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, catch a live performance at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then get a sense of history and politics at Colorado State Capitol.

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

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Denver International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Casper.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Tours Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Coors Brewery
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Coors Field ©
Coors Field
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, then cruise along Iron Mountain Road, and then take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City.

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

Fly from Denver to Rapid City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in June, expect nights in Rapid City to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bozeman.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Custer, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

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nights
Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 17th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Montana Grizzly Encounter, then learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Rockies, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bozeman Spirits Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, get engrossed in the history at American Computer Museum, and then grab your bike and head to Middle Cottonwood Trailhead.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bozeman road trip planning app .

You can fly from Rapid City to Bozeman in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Rapid City in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bozeman, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 19th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Bozeman to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bozeman in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 24th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder app .

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
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 25th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online itinerary maker .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are warmer (46°C), and nights are a bit warmer (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Stratosphere Tower ©
Stratosphere Tower

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Monument Valley, with lows of 14°C. You will leave for Denver on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature

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Denver

Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Union Station.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Denver travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Denver takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station

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