18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Moab
— Few hours
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Salt Lake City
— Few hours
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Idaho Falls
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— Few hours
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Cody
— 7 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— Few hours
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Grapevine
— 1 night

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Moab

Moab
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Moab sightseeing planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Moab. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Salt Lake City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and train. In October, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Idaho Falls itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Idaho Falls takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and shuttle. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, expect Idaho Falls to be little chillier, temps between 61°F and 33°F. You'll set off for Yellowstone National Park on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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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.
On the 15th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Artists’ Paintpots and then admire the sheer force of Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Yellowstone National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Idaho Falls in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 47°F and lows at 25°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River ©
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River
Artists’ Paintpots ©
Artists’ Paintpots

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Star Plunge and Cody Firearms Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Buffalo Bill Dam and Paul Stock Nature Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cody: Lake Fork Trail (in Red Lodge) and Thermopolis (Legend Rock Petroglyph Site, Hot Springs County Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range, explore the galleries of Historic Cody Mural and Museum, stop by Sierra Trading Post, and immerse yourself in nature at Buffalo Bill State Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Cody trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, things will get a bit warmer in Cody: highs are around 57°F and lows about 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Thermopolis, Lake Fork Trail, Chief Joseph Hwy, Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range
Highlights from your plan
Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range ©
Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range
The Star Plunge ©
The Star Plunge
Off-Road Tours

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, then explore the striking landscape of Gibbon Falls, and then explore the striking landscape of Artists’ Paintpots.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Cody to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in October, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 47°F and 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Artists’ Paintpots ©
Artists’ Paintpots
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Jackson Hole trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be about the same, around 28°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

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Denver

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 23rd (Fri): browse the exhibits of Molly Brown House Museum and then stroll through Cherry Creek Trail. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and then engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Denver takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in October: high temperatures in Denver hover around 67°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Morrison, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Roxborough State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cherry Creek Trail
Cherry Creek Trail
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Roxborough State Park ©
Roxborough State Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): play a few rounds at The Broadmoor Golf Courses, then explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then surround yourself with nature on Colorado Wolf Adventures, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online vacation planner.

You can drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Golf · Tours

Side Trip

Colorado Wolf Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery ©
Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
On the 27th (Tue), trek along High Dune Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mosca Pass Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): make a trip to White Mountain Trading Post, see the interesting displays at Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Little Medano Creek.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip itinerary builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Colorado Springs to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Traveling from Colorado Springs in October, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve is slightly colder at night with lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Fort Garland
Highlights from your plan
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail
White Mountain Trading Post ©
White Mountain Trading Post
Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center ©
Fort Garland Museum and Cultural Center

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
On the 29th (Thu), look for gifts at Cavender's Boot City, identify plant and animal life at Wildcat Bluff Nature Center, then visit U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District, and finally contemplate the long history of Harrington House.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Amarillo online road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Amarillo. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Amarillo. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in October, things will get a bit warmer in Amarillo: highs are around 75°F and lows about 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grapevine.

Things to do in Amarillo

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wildcat Bluff Nature Center ©
Wildcat Bluff Nature Center
Harrington House ©
Harrington House

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Grapevine

Grapevine ©
Named for the fruit that grows here, Grapevine cultivates its local flavor in grapes and wines.
On the 30th (Fri), see Lifestylez Nails Spa and then hike along Coppell Nature Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grapevine road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Amarillo to Grapevine takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Amarillo in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Grapevine: highs are around 83°F and lows about 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grapevine

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Coppell Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Coppell Nature Park ©
Coppell Nature Park
Lifestylez Nails Spa ©
Lifestylez Nails Spa

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