18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dayton
Drive:  6​h
1
Santa Fe
— Few hours
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Alamo
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  9​h
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h
8
Park City
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  7​h
End: Dayton


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, and then admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip maker website .

Dayton to Santa Fe is an approximately 6-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dayton to Santa Fe is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Dayton in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Santa Fe, with highs around 89°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alamo.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

1
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Alamo

Alamo ©
Alamo, located in the Rio Grande Valley in what is nicknamed the "Land of Two Summers," is a town known as "The Refuge to the Valley" in the irrigated area of southern Hidalgo County, Texas. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Valley Nature Center, then identify plant and animal life at Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Alamo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Santa Fe to Alamo. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to Alamo. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, expect nights in Alamo to be warmer, around 77°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 98°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Alamo

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valley Nature Center, Basilica of Our Lady of San Juan Del Valle
Highlights from your plan
Valley Nature Center ©
Valley Nature Center

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kids will appreciate attractions like North Dome and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Spend the 1st (Mon) on the water with a fishing tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, stroll through Panorama Trail, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip planning website .

Explore your travel options from Alamo to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Alamo to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Alamo in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 43°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 4th (Thu) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 5th (Fri) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Angel's Landing, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park journey app .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park takes 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 94°F and 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

4
nights
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.
On the 8th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: stroll through Rim Trail, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and get great views at Mather Point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zion National Park in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then don't miss a visit to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley journey planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 90°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 12th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 13th (Sat) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. It doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Moab trip builder app .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in July; daily highs in Moab reach 97°F and lows reach 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): cast your line with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Park City trip itinerary builder app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Park City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Moab in July, things will get slightly colder in Park City: highs are around 90°F and lows about 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Park City

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours

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