24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Keystone
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seattle
— 4 nights
Bus
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Shuttle to Page, AZ-Colorado River Discovery Office, Shuttle to St. George. UT-Mavericks, Shuttle to Zion National Park
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Keystone

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures and then admire all the interesting features of Iron Mountain Road. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine, then see the world from above with Black Hills Helicopters, then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally go for a walk through Breezy Point Picnic Area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Keystone itinerary planner.

Frederick to Keystone is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Frederick to Keystone is minus 2 hours. In June, Keystone is slightly colder than Frederick - with highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trip

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.
Kids will enjoy Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Mount Washburn, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, hike along Trout Lake Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Observation Point Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. In June, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Keystone - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Seattle

— 4 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Family-friendly places like Space Needle and Chihuly Garden and Glass will thrill your kids. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Hurricane Ridge (in Olympic National Park) and B&B Family Farm (in Sequim). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by car takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Seattle to be much hotter, around 60°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 2 nights

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 7th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, then identify plant and animal life at Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, and finally hike along Moro Rock Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along General Grant Tree Trail, explore the fascinating underground world of Crystal Cave, then make a trip to Tunnel Log, then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, and finally trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park day trip planner.

You can take a bus from Seattle to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 28 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 98°F and lows reach 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, don't miss a visit to Pipe Creek Vista, get the adrenaline pumping with Paragon Skydive, and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trip

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.
Family-friendly places like Zion National Park and Observation Point will thrill your kids. Spend the 13th (Tue) exploring nature at The Narrows. There's still lots to do: stroll through Angel's Landing, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park tour builder site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by shuttle takes about 10 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 94°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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.