22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Make it your trip
Drive to Austin Straubel International Airport, Fly to Phoenix
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Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive
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Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Fly to Austin Straubel International Airport, Drive to Rhinelander

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Phoenix

— 1 night
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): have fun and explore at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, get your game on at Escape the Room AZ, and then explore the striking landscape at Hole in the Rock.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip planner.

Rhinelander to Phoenix is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rhinelander to Phoenix. In July, Phoenix is much hotter than Rhinelander - with highs of 106°F and lows of 85°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Childrens Museums · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Sedona

— 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): hike along Boynton Canyon Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Doe Mountain Trail, then trek along Bear Mountain Trail, and finally stop by Village Rock Shop of Sedona. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Crescent Moon Picnic Site, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Snoopy Rock.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona trip planning app.

You can drive from Phoenix to Sedona in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in July: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 92°F and lows are around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and finally get great views at Hopi Point. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Grand Canyon Railway Depot, get great views at Grandview Point, then take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and finally hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online itinerary planner.

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 84°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Monument Valley

— 2 nights
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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see Off-Road Tours, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then hike along Wildcat Trail. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, cruise along Moki Dugway, and then admire the majestic nature at Goosenecks State Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Monument Valley at 90°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 21st (Tue), cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Canyon Overlook Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): trek along Kayenta Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverside Walk, and then hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Zion National Park takes 7 hours. July in Zion National Park sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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 23rd (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Thor's Hammer, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, and finally trek along Navajo Loop Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): hike along Bristlecone Loop, then explore the striking landscape at Queen Victoria, then take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Agua Canyon.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 81°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park

— 2 nights

A Red Rock Wonderland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Pothole Arch, explore the striking landscape at Windows, then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Tunnel Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, then trek along Devils Garden Trailhead, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Sand Dune Arch.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Arches National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Arches National Park: highs are around 97°F and lows about 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Teton and Jenny Lake Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Chapel of the Transfiguration and Chapel of the Sacred Heart. There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, trek along String Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and explore the activities along Jackson Lake.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Arches National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. While traveling from Arches National Park, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): hike along Osprey Falls Trail, explore the striking landscape at Sheepeater Cliffs, take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, then stroll through Observation Point Trail, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, and finally trek along Inspiration Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Artists Paintpots, contemplate the waterfront views at Lehardy's Rapids, admire the sheer force of Undine Falls, take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser, then make a trip to Petrified Tree, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online route planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. In July, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Jackson Hole

— 3 nights
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.
On the 1st (Sat), stroll through Teton Raptor Center, take in the awesome beauty at Rendezvous Mountain, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Wild Things of Wyoming, make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Antelope Flats.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole day trip planning app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Jackson Hole are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (44°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.