25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Overton
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Hurricane
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 1 day
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Page
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Grand Junction
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Frisco
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night
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Rocky Mountain National Park
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Cheyenne
— 1 night
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Wind Cave National Park
Drive
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Custer
— 2 nights
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Badlands National Park
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Rapid City
— 1 night
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Devils Tower
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Buffalo
— 1 night
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Cody
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign as well as Caesars Palace. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker.

Zurich, Switzerland to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Las Vegas is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Zurich in May, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Fri) before leaving for Overton.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Overton

Overton is an Unincorporated Town located in Clark County, Nevada. You've now added Valley of Fire State Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Overton itinerary maker website.

Drive from Las Vegas to Overton in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hurricane.

Things to do in Overton

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Hurricane

— 1 night
Hurricane is a city in Washington County, Utah and is a part of the St. Your day by day itinerary now includes Yant Flat. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Yant Flat.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hurricane holiday planner.

You can drive from Overton to Hurricane in 2 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Overton to Hurricane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Overton in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 16°C in Hurricane. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Hurricane

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Zion National Park

— 1 day
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Hurricane to Zion National Park in an hour. Traveling from Hurricane in May, things will get little chillier in Zion National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 5°C. On the 28th (Sat), you're off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Walhalla Overlook, Cape Royal, Point Imperial Drive, and other attractions. On the 28th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point.

Plan trip to Grand Canyon National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in May, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 23°C and lows at 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Mon) before leaving for Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Trails · Parks

Page

— 1 night

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Horseshoe Bend.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Page vacation website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Page to be warmer, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
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.
To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Page in May: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 0°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Capitol Reef National Park

— 1 night
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Hickman Bridge Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Water Pocket Fold, then steep yourself in history at Behunin Cabin, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimney Rock Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Capitol Reef National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Capitol Reef National Park can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Moab.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Corona Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, and other attractions you added. On the 2nd (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Canyonlands National Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Arches National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Moab trip planner.

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Moab in 3 hours. While traveling from Capitol Reef National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Moab, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 19°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Junction

The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Colorado National Monument. On the 4th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Colorado National Monument.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction itinerary website.

Getting from Moab to Grand Junction by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In June, daytime highs in Grand Junction are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can fly to Frisco.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Frisco

— 1 night
The Town of Frisco is a Home Rule Municipality in Summit County, Colorado, United States. To see maps and tourist information, use the Frisco road trip site.

Fly from Grand Junction to Frisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Grand Junction in June: highs in Frisco hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 8°C. On the 5th (Sun), you're off to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Frisco

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Colorado Springs

— 1 night
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, Manitou Cliff Dwellings and Garden of the Gods. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs holiday maker.

You can fly from Frisco to Colorado Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Frisco in June, plan for warmer days in Colorado Springs, with highs around 34°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 14°C. You will leave for Denver on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Denver

— 1 night

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

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Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll set off for Rocky Mountain National Park on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip

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 see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mountain National Park vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll set off for Cheyenne on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Cheyenne

— 1 night
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cheyenne attractions site.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Cheyenne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in June, expect nights in Cheyenne to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. You'll set off for Wind Cave National Park on the 8th (Wed).

Things to do in Cheyenne

Parks · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums

Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park presents one of the United States' few remaining intact prairies.
On the 8th (Wed), engage your brain at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and then explore the fascinating underground world of Wind Cave National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Wind Cave National Park road trip website.

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Wind Cave National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Cheyenne in June, you will find days in Wind Cave National Park are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Custer.

Things to do in Wind Cave National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Custer

— 2 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Presidential Trail, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Wildlife Loop Road, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get all the information you need at Custer State Park Visitor Center, hike along Little Devil's Tower Trail, take a memorable drive along Wildlife Loop Road, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then hike along Presidential Trail, and finally appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Custer visit planner.

You can drive from Wind Cave National Park to Custer in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 10°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Badlands National Park

Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Badlands National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Badlands National Park journey planner.

Getting from Custer to Badlands National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Custer in June, with highs in Badlands National Park at 33°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Roughlock Falls State Nature Area as well as Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Rapid City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Badlands National Park to Rapid City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Badlands National Park in June: highs in Rapid City hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Rapid City

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Devils Tower

A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the pleasant sights at Tower Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Devils Tower road trip planning website.

Drive from Rapid City to Devils Tower in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Rapid City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Devils Tower, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Buffalo.

Buffalo

— 1 night
Buffalo is a city in Johnson County, Wyoming, United States. For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Buffalo road trip website.

Getting from Devils Tower to Buffalo by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Cody.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Cody

— 1 night

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum and then examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cody trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Buffalo to Cody by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums

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 off the beaten path and head to Midway Geyser Basin and Uncle Tom's Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip website.

You can drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Cody in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 22°C and lows at 1°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

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.
On the 17th (Fri), learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, take in breathtaking views at City Creek Canyon, and then get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

To see ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City travel route planner.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Salt Lake City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

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.