26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lima
1
Lima
— Few hours
Drive:  20​h 30​min
2
Aspen
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Coronado
— 8 nights
Drive:  15​h
6
Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
8
Crazy Horse
— 1 night
Drive:  18​h 15​min
End: Lima


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Lima

Lima ©
Lima is a city in and the county seat of Allen County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): make a trip to Lincoln Park Railway Exhibit, then engage your brain at Armstrong Air & Space Museum, then examine the collection at Allen County Museum, and finally look for gifts at Alter Ego Comics.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lima trip itinerary website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Lima. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Lima

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Armstrong Air & Space Museum
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Armstrong Air & Space Museum ©
Armstrong Air & Space Museum
Allen County Museum ©
Allen County Museum
Alter Ego Comics ©
Alter Ego Comics

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Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maroon Bells.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Aspen trip itinerary planning website .

Explore your travel options from Lima to Aspen with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Lima in June, Aspen is little chillier at night with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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.
On the 21st (Sun), get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon): find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop and then stroll through Pike's Peak - America's Mountain.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs vacation maker .

Fly from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Aspen in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 54°F in Colorado Springs. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Bright Angel Trail, take in panoramic vistas at Grandview Point, and get great views at Lipan Point.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Colorado Springs in June, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Coronado.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Coronado

Coronado ©
Coronado is a resort city located in San Diego County, California, across the San Diego Bay from downtown San Diego. Venture out of the city with trips to The Water Conservation Garden (in El Cajon), Xtreme Adventures (in Irvine) and Chula Vista (Aquatica San Diego & Xtreme Adventures). There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Coronado Island, stroll around Spreckels Park, kick back and relax at Coronado Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Unit Memorial Monument.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Coronado road trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Coronado in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in Coronado, with highs around 72°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Coronado

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Chula Vista, Imperial Beach Pier, Xtreme Adventures, The Water Conservation Garden
Highlights from your plan
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Coronado Island ©
Coronado Island
The Water Conservation Garden ©
The Water Conservation Garden

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 5th (Sun), trek along Lady Bird Johnson Grove and then explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then explore the stunning scenery at Fern Canyon.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park road trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Coronado to Redwood National Park. In July, Redwood National Park is little chillier than Coronado - with highs of 64°F and lows of 52°F. You will leave for Yellowstone National Park on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fern Canyon, Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Fern Canyon ©
Fern Canyon

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 18.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 39°F. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Crazy Horse.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse ©
On the 11th (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Harney Peak and then take in the awesome beauty at The Needles. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial and then get a new perspective on nature at Native American Educational and Cultural Center.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Crazy Horse route planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Crazy Horse by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Crazy Horse at 80°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

South Dakota
Highlights from your plan
Harney Peak ©
Harney Peak
Crazy Horse Memorial ©
Crazy Horse Memorial
The Needles ©
The Needles

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