18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
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Boston
— Few hours
Fly:  9​h 15​min
2
El Paso
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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White Sands
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Farmington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Las Vegas

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Boston

Boston
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Boston. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in August, and nighttime lows around 65°F. On the 5th (Mon), you're off toEl Paso.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Outdoors Museums

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El Paso

El Paso
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read El Paso road trip planner.

Getting from Boston to El Paso by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Boston to El Paso, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in August, things will get somewhat warmer in El Paso: highs are around 93°F and lows about 71°F. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to White Sands.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks Museums Nature

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White Sands

White Sands ©
White Sands is a census-designated place (CDP) in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at White Sands National Monument.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the White Sands itinerary tool .

Drive from El Paso to White Sands in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in White Sands

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
White Sands National Monument ©
White Sands National Monument

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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 8th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pecos National Historical Park, then identify plant and animal life at Valles Caldera National Preserve, and then look for gifts at Wind River Trading Company. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Tsankawi prehistoic site - bandelier national monument and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Santa Fe using our trip planner.

You can drive from White Sands to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Farmington.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Pecos National Historical Park, Tsankawi prehistoic site - bandelier national monument, Valles Caldera National Preserve
Highlights from your plan

2
nights
Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington ' is a city in San Juan County in the US state of New Mexico. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Salmon Ruins and then immerse yourself in nature at Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness. Keep things going the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Berg/Animas Trail and then play a few rounds at Pinon Hills Golf Course.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Farmington online tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Santa Fe to Farmington in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Farmington are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Farmington

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Pinon Hills Golf Course ©
Pinon Hills Golf Course
Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness ©
Bisti/De-Na-Zin Wilderness
Salmon Ruins ©
Salmon Ruins

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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. On the 12th (Mon), trot along with a tour on horseback and then explore and take pictures at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Farmington to Monument Valley by car takes about 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Coyote Buttes, have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and then pause for some photo ops at Rainbow Bridge National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

To find ratings and more tourist information, read Page online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Page takes 2.5 hours. In August, Page is somewhat warmer than Monument Valley - with highs of 93°F and lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Coyote Buttes
Highlights from your plan
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 15th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Farview Point, then get great views at Fairyland Point, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Rim Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. Traveling from Page in August, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 46°F, while days are slightly colder, around 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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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.
Get outdoors at Riverside Walk and Hidden Canyon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayenta Trail and Zion Shuttle. It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park and trek along W Rim Trail.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park online tour itinerary builder .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 90°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: get great views at Yaki Point, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, enjoy breathtaking views from Little Colorado River Gorge, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

Make your Grand Canyon National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (80°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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