22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Idaho Falls
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
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Grand Teton National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
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Cooke City
— 1 night
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Buffalo
— 1 night
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Deadwood
— 1 night
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Keystone
— 2 nights
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
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Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
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Arches National Park
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Canyonlands National Park
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St. George
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights

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Las Vegas — 1 night

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You've now added Las Vegas South Premium Outlets to your itinerary. On the 30th (Fri), get some fabulous bargains at Las Vegas South Premium Outlets.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas vacation planning website.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are McCarran International Airport and Laughlin Bullhead International Airport. In September, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to fly to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Salt Lake Temple as well as Temple Square. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect Salt Lake City to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Idaho Falls.
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Idaho Falls — 1 night

Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Your day by day itinerary now includes Shoshone Falls as well as Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest and then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Idaho Falls sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Idaho Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in October; daily highs in Idaho Falls reach 19°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.
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Jackson Hole

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Town Square as well as T.A. Moulton Barn. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): make a trip to Town Square and then experience rural life at T.A. Moulton Barn.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Idaho Falls to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Idaho Falls in October, things will get a bit cooler in Jackson Hole: highs are around 15°C and lows about -2°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Teton National Park.
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Grand Teton National Park

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
You've now added Teton Park Road to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Mon), cruise along Teton Park Road and then explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

For where to stay and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip builder tool.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about an hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Norris Geyser Basin has been added to your itinerary. On the 3rd (Mon), take in the natural beauty of Norris Geyser Basin.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.
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West Yellowstone — 3 nights

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Eagle's Store as well as Slippery Otter Pub. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get a taste of local nightlife at Slippery Otter Pub. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Firehole Lake Drive, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, admire the striking features of Old Faithful Inn, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read our West Yellowstone road trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in West Yellowstone are 11°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.
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Yellowstone National Park

Your day by day itinerary now includes Lamar Valley as well as Mammoth Hot Springs. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Mammoth Hot Springs and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cooke City.
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Cooke City — 1 night

Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. Your list of things to see and do now includes Beartooth Hwy, Yellowstone Trading Post, Chief Joseph Hwy, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Yellowstone Trading Post and then take in the awesome beauty at Beartooth Mountains.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cooke City holiday builder site.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cooke City in 4 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to -4°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Buffalo.
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Buffalo — 1 night

Buffalo is a city in Johnson County, Wyoming, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Devils Tower National Monument as well as Bighorn Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bighorn Mountains.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Buffalo trip planner.

You can drive from Cooke City to Buffalo in 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cooke City in October, with highs in Buffalo at 19°C and lows at 3°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Deadwood.
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Deadwood — 1 night

Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Your day by day itinerary now includes Historic Old Town, Mt Roosevelt Monument and Mount Moriah Cemetery. On the 8th (Sat), stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery, appreciate the history behind Mt Roosevelt Monument, and then get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Deadwood trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Buffalo to Deadwood in 3 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Keystone.
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Keystone — 2 nights

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chimney Rock National Historic Site, Badlands National Park, Carhenge, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and finally get all the information you need at Custer State Park Visitor Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): make a trip to Wall Drug and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Keystone journey planning tool.

Getting from Deadwood to Keystone by car takes about 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Deadwood to Keystone is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Keystone are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Estes Park.
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Estes Park — 2 nights

More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Old Fashion Candy Store as well as Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory. On the 11th (Tue), stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory and then look for gifts at The Old Fashion Candy Store.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Estes Park trip maker.

Getting from Keystone to Estes Park by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. While traveling from Keystone, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Estes Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 4°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park trip builder app.

Rocky Mountain National Park is just a stone's throw from Estes Park. In October, daytime highs in Rocky Mountain National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. You will leave for Glenwood Springs on the 13th (Thu).
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Glenwood Springs — 2 nights

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Glenwood Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in October: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 0°C. On the 15th (Sat), you're off to Arches National Park.
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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.
For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park road trip site.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Arches National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of train and car. While traveling from Glenwood Springs, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Arches National Park, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 6°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Moab.
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Moab — 2 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Moab takes an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Canyonlands National Park.
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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park online holiday planner.

Drive from Moab to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to St. George.
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St. George — 1 night

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Drive from Canyonlands National Park to St. George in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Canyonlands National Park in October, things will get somewhat warmer in St. George: highs are around 30°C and lows about 13°C. You will leave for Zion National Park on the 18th (Tue).
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): cruise along Zion Shuttle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park vacation builder app.

You can drive from St. George to Zion National Park in an hour. Traveling from St. George in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Zion National Park, with lows of 2°C. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 3 nights

You've now added Las Vegas Pop Culture Tours to your itinerary.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zion National Park in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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