22 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
— 2 nights
Shuttle to St. George. UT-Mavericks, Fly to Yellowstone National Park
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Rapid City
— 3 nights
— 2 nights
Mammoth Cave National Park
— 4 nights


Flagstaff — 1 day

City of Seven Wonders

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.
On the 18th (Sun), stroll around Thorpe Park, then brush up on your military savvy at Fort Tuthill Military History Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mother Road Brewing Company.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff online attractions planner.

Atlanta to Flagstaff is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Flagstaff is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in June, expect nights in Flagstaff to be much colder, around 45°F, while days are slightly colder, around 82°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Museums

Grand Canyon National Park — 5 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 22nd (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, stroll through Cape Final Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in June, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Page.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Page — 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

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.
On the 24th (Sat), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally admire the engineering at The Chains. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

Make your Page itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Page. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Page to be much hotter, around 69°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 96°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.
Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Yellowstone National Park — 5 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Sulphur Caldron, admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park route app.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Page to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Page in June, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Rapid City.
Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trip

Rapid City — 3 nights

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Explore Rapid City's surroundings by going to Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone) and Custer State Park (in Custer). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA, make a trip to Dinosaur Park, get in on the family fun at Storybook Island, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel in the Hills.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rapid City itinerary builder app.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Rapid City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Rapid City, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 57°F. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Louisville.
Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Side Trips

Louisville — 2 nights

Derby City

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
On the 4th (Tue), learn insider's secrets on a distillery tour, explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, and then look for gifts at Art Eatables. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, and then try your luck at Churchill Downs.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Louisville trip planning app.

You can fly from Rapid City to Louisville in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Rapid City to Louisville is 2 hours. Traveling from Rapid City in July, Louisville is a bit warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Mammoth Cave National Park.
Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Nature

Mammoth Cave National Park — 4 nights

Mammoth Caves National Park is the longest cave system in the world so far discovered.
Mammoth Cave National Park is known for nature, trails, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Mammoth Cave, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kentucky Down Under Adventure Zoo, trek along Cedar Sink Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tall Man's Misery.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mammoth Cave National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Mammoth Cave National Park is minus 1 hour. In July in Mammoth Cave National Park, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 67°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Side Trips

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Kentucky travel guide

Caves · Distilleries · Specialty Museums
The Bluegrass State
A diverse region of sprawling farmland and rich cultural heritage, Kentucky is the birthplace of American horse racing and home to the world-famous Kentucky Derby. While the cities of Lexington and Louisville experience the majority of the state's tourism, Kentucky is also a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts with its array of natural attractions, including the Cumberland Gap and the world's longest cave system at Mammoth Cave National Park. Take a tour through original Civil War battlefields to delve into the nation's history, or head to one of the many bourbon distilleries to learn more about Kentucky's most famous export.