21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Denver
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Denver
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
2
Breckenridge
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Arches National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h
6
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
11
Sedona
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
13
Denver
— 1 night
End: Denver

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tour Estes Park, Denver Art Museum, Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Molly Brown House Museum and Brownfield's. Clyfford Still Museum and History Colorado Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary builder tool.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are Denver International Airport and City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. In July, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Estes Park
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Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum
Clyfford Still Museum ©
Clyfford Still Museum
History Colorado Center
History Colorado Center

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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.
On the 27th (Mon), examine the collection at Barney Ford Victorian House and then categoryPhrases.phrase.deepen_your_understanding_of_the_past_and_present_with Country Boy Mine.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Breckenridge journey site.

Getting from Denver to Breckenridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Denver in July, expect nights in Breckenridge to be a bit cooler, around 11°C, while days are much colder, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Country Boy Mine ©
Country Boy Mine
Barney Ford Victorian House ©
Barney Ford Victorian House

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Debeque Canyon Winery.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Junction online tour planner.

You can drive from Breckenridge to Grand Junction in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Breckenridge in July, plan for much warmer days in Grand Junction, with highs around 39°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 20°C. On the 28th (Tue), you're off to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries

Side Trip

Debeque Canyon Winery
Highlights from your plan
Debeque Canyon Winery ©
Debeque Canyon Winery

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Park Avenue Trail, trek along Double Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Moab vacation planner.

Drive from Grand Junction to Moab in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. July in Moab sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Tower of Babel, then explore the striking landscape at Courthouse Towers, and then trek along Balanced Rock Trail.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Arches National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Moab to Arches National Park takes an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Balanced Rock Trail
Highlights from your plan
Courthouse Towers ©
Courthouse Towers
Tower of Babel ©
Tower of Babel

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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.
On the 31st (Fri), make a trip to Park Point, hike along Spruce Canyon Trail, examine the collection at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, then delve into the distant past at Far View Sites, and finally trek along Farming Terraces. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): stroll through Nordenskiold #16 Trail, then don't miss a visit to Step House, then delve into the distant past at Long House, and finally cruise along Ruins Road.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Arches National Park to Mesa Verde National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Arches National Park in July, things will get slightly colder in Mesa Verde National Park: highs are around 38°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum ©
Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum
Long House ©
Long House
Far View Sites ©
Far View Sites

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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 2nd (Sun), delve into the distant past at Navajo National Monument, examine the collection at Navajo Cultural Center, then walk around Sandstone Tours, and finally take some stellar pictures from Muley Point Overlook.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip planner.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muley Point Overlook, Navajo Cultural Center, Navajo National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Muley Point Overlook ©
Muley Point Overlook

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell, and then stroll through Hanging Gardens Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, go for a stroll along the water at Antelope Point Marina Village, kick back and relax at Lone Rock Beach, then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally Head underground at Waterholes Canyon.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Page holiday maker tool.

Getting from Monument Valley to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Page: highs are around 39°C and lows about 24°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Big Water
Highlights from your plan
Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell
Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos ©
Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos
Waterholes Canyon ©
Waterholes Canyon

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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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 7th (Fri), you're off to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 7th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Sedona Heritage Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sedona trip itinerary website.

You can take a bus from Flagstaff to Sedona in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in August; daily highs in Sedona reach 37°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park
Sedona Heritage Museum ©
Sedona Heritage Museum

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Orpheum Theater, Wrigley Mansion and Phoenix Art Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pueblo Grande Museum and The Rosson House Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arizona Capitol Museum and Dobbins Lookout. There's more to do: admire the striking features of David & Gladys Wright House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix road trip site.

Getting from Sedona to Phoenix by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Sedona in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 47°C and lows about 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Capitol Museum ©
Arizona Capitol Museum
Phoenix Art Museum
Phoenix Art Museum
Pueblo Grande Museum ©
Pueblo Grande Museum

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Denver

Denver
You've now added Tour Estes Park to your itinerary. On the 11th (Tue), gain insight with Tour Estes Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Denver using our trip planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to Denver in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in August, with highs in Denver at 34°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Tour Estes Park

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