20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly + shuttle:  8​h 30​min
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Phoenix
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Boise
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
6
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  11​h
End: New York City

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe travel itinerary creator.

New York City to Santa Fe is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 59°F in Santa Fe. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

few
hours
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Phoenix vacation trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Phoenix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Santa Fe in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 106°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): make a trip to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites, explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, then make a trip to Wolfe Ranch Rock Art, and finally examine the collection at Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace and then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Phoenix to Moab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in July; daily highs in Moab reach 97°F and lows reach 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. Shop till you drop at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Moab in July, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 103°F and 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 8th (Sat), hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Boise itinerary builder.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Boise in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Boise is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Boise hover around 94°F and lows are around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt

4
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Take a break from the city and head to Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Virginia Falls. Step out of Glacier National Park with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in West Glacier--about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: hike along Grinnell Glacier and tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Boise to Glacier National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Boise in July, with highs in Glacier National Park at 84°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

1
night
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.
To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs vacation planner.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Colorado Springs by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Colorado Springs, with lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

6
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.
Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Yellowstone Lake will get you outdoors. Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Pahaska Tepee in Cody, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, stroll through Artist Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Colorado Springs to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Colorado Springs in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 40°F. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pahaska Tepee
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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