20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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North Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Boise
— 2 nights
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Missoula
— 1 night
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Spokane
— 2 nights
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Bend
— 3 nights
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Nevada City
— 1 day

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North Las Vegas

North Las Vegas ©
North Las Vegas is a city in Clark County, Nevada, United States, located in the Las Vegas Valley. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, and then get outside with Green Valley Range. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Nelson Ghost Town, and then take an unforgettable tour with 702 Helicopters.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to North Las Vegas fast, fun, and easy.

Sacramento to North Las Vegas is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sacramento in September since evenings lows in North Las Vegas dip to 71°F. On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel to Sedona.

Things to do in North Las Vegas

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Nelson Ghost Town ©
Nelson Ghost Town
Green Valley Range ©
Green Valley Range

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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): look for gifts at Psychic Readings by Nirup.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona driving holiday site.

Drive from North Las Vegas to Sedona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from North Las Vegas to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from North Las Vegas in September, things will get slightly colder in Sedona: highs are around 85°F and lows about 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park
Sedona Airport Overlook ©
Sedona Airport Overlook
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bright Angel Point and Powell Point. There's lots more to do: get great views at Hopi Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and don't miss a visit to Pipe Creek Vista.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website.

Take a bus from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 43°F, while days are slightly colder, around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon and then explore and take pictures at Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City journey planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City by car takes about 8.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 81°F and lows about 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Boise.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Joseph Smith Memorial Building ©
Joseph Smith Memorial Building
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

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Boise

Boise ©

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Keep things going the next day: stop by Idaho Candy Company Store and Factory, hike along Boise River Greenbelt, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Boise sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Boise in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. September in Boise sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Missoula.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Julia Davis Park ©
Julia Davis Park

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Missoula

Missoula ©
Missoula is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): get in on the family fun at A Carousel for Missoula, walk around Caras Park, then get a new perspective on nature at Montana Natural History Center, and finally grab your bike and head to Silver Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Missoula trip itinerary website.

Getting from Boise to Missoula by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boise in October, expect Missoula to be a bit cooler, temps between 58°F and 33°F. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for Spokane.

Things to do in Missoula

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Caras Park ©
Caras Park
A Carousel for Missoula ©
A Carousel for Missoula
Montana Natural History Center ©
Montana Natural History Center

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Coeur d'Alene Lake and Manito Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Spokane: Coeur d'Alene (Tubbs Hill Nature Trails & North Idaho Centennial Trail) and 59:Escape Room Adventures (in Post Falls). And it doesn't end there: whizz through the canopy at Mica Moon Zip Tours, immerse yourself in nature at Riverside State Park, and walk around Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Spokane planner.

Traveling by car from Missoula to Spokane takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Missoula to Spokane is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Missoula in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Spokane, with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Mica Moon Zip Tours ©
Mica Moon Zip Tours

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Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Explore hidden gems such as Smith Rock State Park and Deschutes National Forest. Explore Bend's surroundings by going to Sisters (McKenzie Pass-Santiam Pass loop & Sahalie and Koosah Falls). There's lots more to do: trek along Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, get interesting insight from Tours, explore the activities along Deschutes River, and walk around Drake Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bend trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Spokane to Bend by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bend are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Nevada City.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Smith Rock State Park ©
Smith Rock State Park
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint
Deschutes National  Forest
Deschutes National Forest

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Nevada City

Nevada City ©
Nevada City is the county seat of Nevada County, California, United States, located 60mi northeast of Sacramento and 28 miles north of Auburn. On the 8th (Thu), trek along Hirschman's Pond Trail, examine the collection at North Star Powerhouse Mining Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Empire Mine State Historic Park, and finally stop by Lazy Dog Chocolateria.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Nevada City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bend to Nevada City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bend in October: high temperatures in Nevada City hover around 69°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Nevada City

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Empire Mine State Historic Park ©
Empire Mine State Historic Park
North Star Powerhouse Mining Museum ©
North Star Powerhouse Mining Museum
Lazy Dog Chocolateria ©
Lazy Dog Chocolateria

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