22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

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Zanesville
— 1 day
Drive to John Glenn Columbus International Airport, Fly to Rapid City
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Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive
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Devils Tower
— 1 night
Fly
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive to Marble Canyon, Kane, Arizona, United States of America, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
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Napa
— 2 nights
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Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Drive to Redwood National Park
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Durango
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Durango
— 1 night
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 1 night
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Zanesville

— 1 day
Zanesville is a city in and the county seat of Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Alan Cottrill Sculpture Studio & Gallery and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Catholic Church.

To see photos and other tourist information, you can read our Zanesville trip itinerary app.

Columbus to Zanesville is an approximately 1-hour car ride. October in Zanesville sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 45°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Zanesville

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Rapid City

— 1 night

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): meet the residents at Reptile Gardens and then stroll through Bear Country USA.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City day trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zanesville to Rapid City. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In October, Rapid City is little chillier than Zanesville - with highs of 62°F and lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Devils Tower

— 1 night
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
On the 27th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument and then go for a walk through Tower Trail.

To plan Devils Tower vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Rapid City to Devils Tower in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daytime highs in Devils Tower are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Nature · Parks

Jackson Hole

— 1 night
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): cast your line with Reel Deal Anglers, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, and then get outside with Teton Backcountry Rentals.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Jackson Hole road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Devils Tower to Jackson Hole in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Devils Tower in October, Jackson Hole is slightly colder at night with lows of 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
On the 29th (Fri), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin. On the next day, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin and then contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park attractions planning site.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in October, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be about the same, around 25°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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.
On the 31st (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point and then get great views at Inspiration Point. Keep things going the next day: trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and then hike along Fairyland Loop Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park tour builder.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (61°F), and nights are about the same (29°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 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 2nd (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll around Indian Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and hike along Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and bus takes about 7.5 hours. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 22°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, explore and take pictures at Artists Dr, explore the stunning scenery at Golden Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and finally steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Death Valley National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November; daily highs in Death Valley National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 6th (Sat), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. And it doesn't end there: trek along Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

You can plan Yosemite National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in November, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (54°F), and nights are colder (19°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

South Lake Tahoe

— 1 night
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get outside with Outdoor Activities, indulge your taste buds at Wine Tours From Tahoe, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jobs Peak.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 3 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, South Lake Tahoe is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Tours · Nature · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Napa

— 2 nights

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Von Strasser Family of Wines, then do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, and then learn about winemaking at VGS Chateau Potelle.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Napa road trip planning tool.

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Napa by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, Napa is a bit warmer than South Lake Tahoe - with highs of 66°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 12th (Fri), hike along Redwood National Park.

Discover how to plan a Redwood National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Napa to Redwood National Park. Traveling from Napa in November, you will find days in Redwood National Park are a bit cooler (59°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails · Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Durango

— 1 night
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): cruise along Million Dollar Highway and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Durango trip builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Durango. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Redwood National Park, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Durango, ranging from highs of 52°F to lows of 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

— 1 night
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
On the 14th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and then admire all the interesting features of South Rim Road.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Durango to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in 3.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park can reach 53°F, while at night they dip to 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Nature · Scenic Drive · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Rocky Mountain National Park

— 1 night
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 15th (Mon), hike along Emerald Lake Trail and then explore the activities along Sprague Lake.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park in 7 hours. November in Rocky Mountain National Park sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 27°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · 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.

Napa Valley travel guide

4.4
Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.