22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

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Mentone
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Ozark
— 1 day
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Tulsa
— 1 night
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Amarillo
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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North Bonneville
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Keystone
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Mentone

— 1 day
Mentone is a town in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sallie Howard Memorial Baptist Church and then admire the majestic nature at DeSoto State Park.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mentone road trip tool.

Raleigh to Mentone is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Raleigh to Mentone due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Mentone can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ozark.

Things to do in Mentone

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ozark

— 1 day
Ozark is a city in Franklin County, Arkansas, United States and one of the county's two seats of government. On the 13th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Chateau Aux Arc Winery, do a tasting at Wiederkehr Wine Cellars, then do a tasting at Post Winery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Catholic Church.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Ozark trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mentone to Ozark. When traveling from Mentone in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ozark: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Tulsa.

Things to do in Ozark

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tulsa

— 1 night

Buckle of the Bible Belt

Sometimes known as the "Buckle of the Bible Belt," Tulsa is the second largest city in Oklahoma.
On the 14th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Gilcrease Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tulsa Zoo, and then examine the collection at Woody Guthrie Center.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tulsa journey builder site.

Drive from Ozark to Tulsa in 2.5 hours. September in Tulsa sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Tulsa

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Amarillo

— 1 night

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): cruise along Route 66, then wander the wide-open spaces of Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West, and then make a trip to Combine City. On the next day, make a trip to Cadallic Ranch and then examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Amarillo trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Tulsa to Amarillo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Amarillo sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Amarillo

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Museums

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park journey planning tool.

Drive from Amarillo to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Amarillo to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Amarillo in September: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 75°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Joshua Tree National Park

— 2 nights
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Keys View, then admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Arch Rock and then cruise along Geology Tour Road.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Joshua Tree National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park in 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Joshua Tree National Park are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are much warmer (68°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park journey app.

Explore your travel options from Joshua Tree National Park to Redwood National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in September, plan for cooler days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to North Bonneville.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

North Bonneville

— 2 nights
North Bonneville is a city in Skamania County, Washington, United States. On the 23rd (Thu), admire all the interesting features of Columbia Gorge Scenic Highway, admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, and then immerse yourself in nature at Beacon Rock State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our North Bonneville trip maker website.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to North Bonneville in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Redwood National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in North Bonneville, with lows of 57°F. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in North Bonneville

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, appreciate the extensive heritage of S Rim Trail, and get great views at Lookout Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from North Bonneville to Yellowstone National Park. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from North Bonneville to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from North Bonneville, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Keystone

— 3 nights

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Venture out of the city with trips to Custer (Wildlife Loop Road, Needles Eye Tunnel, &more). Pack the 1st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Rushmore Tramway Adventures. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, and trek along Presidential Trail.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Keystone attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, with highs in Keystone at 71°F and lows at 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.