20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Denver
— 2 nights
2
Arches National Park
— 3 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
6
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
8
Scottsbluff
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo, and then see where the action happens at Coors Field.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planning website.

Lincoln to Denver is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Denver when traveling from Lincoln in July, with lows around 60°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Coors Field ©
Coors Field

3
nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
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.
Arches National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, trek along Windows, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fiery Furnace.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Arches National Park driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Denver to Arches National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Denver in July; daily highs in Arches National Park reach 97°F and lows reach 67°F. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): hike along Bright Angel Trail. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and then trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Arches National Park in July, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 84°F and lows about 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 9th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): shop like a local with The Strip, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas attractions website.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 104°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol and then get in on the family fun at Lagoon Amusement Park.

To see photos and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 95°F and lows reach 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Lagoon Amusement Park
Highlights from your plan
Lagoon Amusement Park ©
Lagoon Amusement Park
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

4
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Gardiner to see Horseback Riding Tours about 2h 15 min away. There's more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Scottsbluff.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Horseback Riding Tours
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Scottsbluff

Scottsbluff ©
Scottsbluff is a city in Scotts Bluff County, in the western part of the state of Nebraska, in the Great Plains region of the United States. On the 20th (Sat), get great views at South Overlook and then explore the striking landscape of Scotts Bluff National Monument.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Scottsbluff route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yellowstone National Park to Scottsbluff. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in Scottsbluff hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Scottsbluff

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Gering
Highlights from your plan
Scotts Bluff National Monument ©
Scotts Bluff National Monument

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