21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Omaha
— 1 night
2
Rapid City
— 2 nights
3
Devils Tower
— 1 night
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
5
Moose
— 2 nights
6
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
7
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
9
Zion National Park
— 1 night
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
11
Albuquerque
— 1 night
12
Oklahoma City
— 1 night

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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.
For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Omaha road trip planner.

Ballwin to Omaha is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In September, daily temperatures in Omaha can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 9th (Mon), you're off to Rapid City.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Museums Fun & Games

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rapid City day trip planner.

You can fly from Omaha to Rapid City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Omaha to Rapid City is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Omaha in September: high temperatures in Rapid City hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Tower National Monument.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Devils Tower tour planner.

Traveling by car from Rapid City to Devils Tower takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, daytime highs in Devils Tower are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll set off for Yellowstone National Park on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Devils Tower

Parks Nature
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Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Firehole Canyon Drive, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park route maker website.

You can drive from Devils Tower to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Devils Tower in September, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 15th (Sun), you'll travel to Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

2
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Step off the beaten path and head to Cascade Canyon and Snake River. Spend the 16th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Moose trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Moose takes 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in Moose are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon

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nights
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.
You've now added Temple Square to your itinerary. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moose to Salt Lake City. Traveling from Moose in September, expect Salt Lake City to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arches National Park Scenic Drive. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, and then don't miss a visit to Partition Arch. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, and then explore the stunning scenery at Shafer Canyon Overlook.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Arches National Park driving holiday site.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Arches National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In September, daily temperatures in Arches National Park can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Shafer Canyon Overlook
Highlights from your plan
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate 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 Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take a memorable drive along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive, thentake some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, thenidentify plant and animal life at Rim Trail, and finally hike along Navajo Loop Trail.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Arches National Park in September, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Zion Canyon Scenic Drive as well as Zion National Park. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. In September, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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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.
You've now added Grand Canyon South Rim to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Powell Point and Lipan Point. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Navajo Bridge, get great views at Yaki Point, trek along Bright Angel Trail, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park tour planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by shuttle takes about 10 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in September, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Albuquerque takes 6.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Albuquerque at °F and lows at °F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oklahoma City trip planning website.

Getting from Albuquerque to Oklahoma City by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Oklahoma City are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Fun & Games Parks

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