19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Canyon
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Rapid City
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Alamogordo
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Canyon

— 2 nights
Canyon is a city in, and the county seat of, Randall County, Texas, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes TEXAS Outdoor Musical.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Canyon tour planner.

San Antonio to Canyon is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Antonio in July: high temperatures in Canyon hover around 92°F and lows are around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canyon

Historic Sites · Nightlife
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Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pikes Peak Bike Tours, Garden of the Gods and Glen Eyrie Castle. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Garden of the Gods and then pedal to the sights with Pikes Peak Bike Tours.

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Traveling by flight from Canyon to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Canyon to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Canyon in July, with highs in Colorado Springs at 86°F and lows at 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Rocky Mountain National Park

— 1 night
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Fern Falls, delve into the lush surroundings at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sheep Lakes, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip planning app.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rapid City.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Rapid City

— 2 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial as well as Black Hills. On the 22nd (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Hills, and then take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City.

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You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Rapid City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rapid City, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You've now added Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and finally explore the striking landscape at Norris Back Basin.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Rapid City in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 73°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jackson Lake as well as Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): catch all the local highlights with Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, get engrossed in the history at Murie Centre, then trek along Taggart Lake, and finally explore the activities along Jackson Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, then stroll through Blacktail Ponds Overlook, then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary site.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Canyon Trail Rides as well as Peek-A-Boo Loop. On the 28th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point.

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Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. July in Bryce Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel, hike along Watchman Trail, and then hike along Angel's Landing. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Riverside Walk and then cruise along Kolob Terrace Road.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park road trip website.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 1.5 hours. In July, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 94°F and lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Alamogordo.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Alamogordo

— 2 nights
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes White Sands Missle Range Museum as well as White Sands National Monument. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at White Sands National Monument, look for gifts at Off the Beaten Path, brush up on your military savvy at White Sands Missle Range Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of New Mexico Rails-to-Trails, and finally hike along Osha Trail.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Alamogordo trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Alamogordo in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 65°F in Alamogordo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.