24 days in Continental USA Itinerary

24 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arches National Park
— Few hours
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Page
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
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Anaheim
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 8 nights
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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and Empire State Building. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

Plan trip to New York City with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Leeds, UK to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Leeds to New York City is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Leeds in August, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your trip
Central Park ©
Must see
Central Park
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Denver

Mile-High City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Children's Museum of Denver as well as Denver Graffiti Tour. Bring the kids along to The EDGE Ziplines & Adventures and Denver Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Denver Botanic Gardens, browse the different shops at 16th Street Mall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Denver road trip site.

You can fly from New York City to Denver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Denver. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Shopping · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Denver Graffiti Tour ©
Literary / Art / Music Tour
Denver Graffiti Tour
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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and then hike along Hanging Lake Trail. On the next day, trek along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, stroll through The John Denver Sanctuary, then get a taste of the local shopping with Cooper Corner Gallery, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rocky Mountains.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs online itinerary planner.

Drive from Denver to Glenwood Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Denver in August: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Spas

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
4.8

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Arches National Park

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Tunnel Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Arches National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Arches National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. While traveling from Glenwood Springs, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Arches National Park, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Double Arch ©
Geologic Formation
Double Arch
4.9
Landscape Arch ©
Geologic Formation
Landscape Arch
4.8
Tunnel Arch ©
Geologic Formation
Tunnel Arch
4.1

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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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. In August, Monument Valley is slightly colder than Arches National Park - with highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Photography Tours
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Page

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Page day trip planner.

Drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in August; daily highs in Page reach 39°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Must see
Gunfighter Canyon
5.0
Horseshoe Bend ©
Geologic Formation
Horseshoe Bend
4.8

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get great views at Mather Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then trek along Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park route maker app.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Page in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Rim Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Anaheim

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 27th (Fri), discover the magic at Downtown Disney and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Anaheim by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Anaheim reach 36°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip
Disneyland Park ©
Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
Downtown Disney ©
Disney Park / Activity
Downtown Disney
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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Hollywood and Santa Monica State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, Museum of Flying, &more) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path, and catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online road trip planner.

Drive from Anaheim to Los Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. August in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Santa Monica Pier ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
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