20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Sioux Falls
— 1 night
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Keystone
— 1 night
3
Fort Collins
— 1 night
4
Breckenridge
— 2 nights
5
Aspen
— 1 night
6
Moab
— 1 night
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
8
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
9
Page
— 2 nights
10
Monument Valley
— Few hours
11
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
12
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
13
Denver
— 1 night
14
Omaha
— 1 night

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Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls is the largest city in the U.S. To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sioux Falls trip app.

Arlington Heights to Sioux Falls is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In July, daytime highs in Sioux Falls are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Sioux Falls

Parks · Museums · Nature

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Keystone trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Sioux Falls to Keystone takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sioux Falls in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Keystone, with lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Fort Collins day trip planning tool.

Drive from Keystone to Fort Collins in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in July: highs in Fort Collins hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Trail Ridge Road
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road

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Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Vail Pass Path, then stroll through Vail Mountain Resort, and then make a trip to Main Street. On your second day here, trek along Hanging Lake Trail.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Fort Collins to Breckenridge in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Fort Collins in July: highs in Breckenridge hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hanging Lake Trail, Vail Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
Vail Mountain Resort ©
Vail Mountain Resort
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail
Vail Pass Path ©
Vail Pass Path

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Aspen

Aspen
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Aspen online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Aspen in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Breckenridge in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Aspen, with highs around 81°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Moab.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 8th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Arches National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Moab travel planner.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Moab takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Aspen in July: high temperatures in Moab hover around 97°F and lows are around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
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 Peek-A-Boo Loop as well as Inspiration Point. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): stroll through Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Moab in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 81°F and lows at 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Observation Point
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Observation Point
Observation Point
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Moqui Cave, Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, The Narrows, and other attractions. On the 11th (Sat), cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, delve into the distant past at Moqui Cave, and then explore the striking landscape at Coyote Buttes.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park road trip app.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 94°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kanab, Coyote Buttes
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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Page

Page ©
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Glen Canyon Dam Overlook. On the 13th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, stroll through Horseshoe Bend, and then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Page trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and shuttle from Zion National Park to Page in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Page, with lows around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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Monument Valley

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. On the 14th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. In July, Monument Valley is little chillier than Page - with highs of 90°F and lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mesa Verde National Park and then steep yourself in history at Cliff Palace.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mesa Verde National Park itinerary planner.

Drive from Monument Valley to Mesa Verde National Park in 3.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Mesa Verde National Park are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Verde National Park ©
Mesa Verde National Park
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Barr Trail to Pikes Peak as well as Great Sand Dunes National Park. Take a break from Colorado Springs with a short trip to Mount Evans Scenic Byway in Denver, about 2h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods.

Planning Colorado Springs trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Fly from Mesa Verde National Park to Colorado Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mount Evans Scenic Byway, Great Sand Dunes National Park, Barr Trail to Pikes Peak
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Great Sand Dunes National Park
Mount Evans Scenic Byway ©
Mount Evans Scenic Byway

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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.
To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip tool.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. You'll set off for Omaha on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Omaha

Omaha
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read Omaha driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Omaha takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 67°F in Omaha. You will leave for home on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Omaha

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

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