29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lake Mills
Drive + Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Farmington
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
8
Rapid City
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Lake Mills

3
nights
Farmington

Farmington ©
Farmington ' is a city in San Juan County in the US state of New Mexico. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Anasazi Heritage Center and Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum. Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Balloon Rides. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Farmington: Mesa Verde National Park (Cliff Palace, Long House, & more).

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Farmington itinerary planning site .

Lake Mills to Farmington is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lake Mills to Farmington due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lake Mills in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Farmington: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Farmington

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, The Anasazi Heritage Center, Notah Dineh Trading Company and Museum, Balloon Rides, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
The Anasazi Heritage Center ©
The Anasazi Heritage Center

1
night
Monument Valley

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. On the 5th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, and then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley trip builder site .

You can drive from Farmington to Monument Valley in 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Monument Valley can reach 90°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©

4
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. The adventure continues: hike along Bright Angel Trail, examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum, stroll through Rim Trail, and take an in-depth tour of Bright Angel History Room.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in July, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 84°F and lows about 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and Titanic. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with The Strip, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 13th (Mon), take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Salt Creek Interpretive Trail.

To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online route planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect little chillier with lows of 73°F in Death Valley National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

2
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Get in touch with nature at Redwood National Park and Lady Bird Johnson Grove. There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove, stroll through Trillium Falls Hike, trek along California Coastal Trail, and make a trip to Big Tree.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Death Valley National Park to Redwood National Park. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Death Valley National Park in July; daily highs in Redwood National Park reach 64°F and lows reach 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Orick
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

6
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Artist Point. There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 18.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Redwood National Park in July, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are somewhat warmer (73°F), and nights are slightly colder (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

5
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Storybook Island. Get in touch with nature at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Badlands National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Minuteman Missile National Historic Site (in Philip) and Badlands National Park (Loop Road, Yellow Mounds Overlook, & more). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, do a tasting at Firehouse Wine Cellars, shop like a local with Suzie Cappa Art Center, and take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City.

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Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Rapid City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in Rapid City are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are much hotter (62°F). On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Badlands National Park, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Minuteman Missile National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park

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