29 days in Continental USA Itinerary

29 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

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Salt Lake City
— 1 day
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 4 nights
Drive
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Page
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Salt Lake City

— 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary maker app.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Salt Lake City is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Dammam to Salt Lake City. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dammam in July: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 41°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks

Colorado Springs

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): walk around Garden of the Gods, then meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: expand your understanding of the military at United States Air Force Academy and then examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Colorado Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in July; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 35°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 24th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Moab

— 4 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Delicate Arch and Colorado National Monument. Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Wilson's Arch. There's still lots to do: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, see the interesting displays at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage, and don't miss a visit to Utah Scenic Byway 279 Rock Art Sites.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Moab online travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Colorado Springs to Moab in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Colorado Springs in July, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between 42°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Moab

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Page

— 4 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Powell Point. Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Rainbow Bridge National Monument will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Page: Navajo Bridge (in Grand Canyon National Park) and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park (in Monument Valley). It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Page journey builder.

Drive from Moab to Page in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Moab in July since evenings lows in Page dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Sedona

— 4 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cathedral Rock and Bearizona Wildlife Park. Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Javelina Leap Vineyard, Winery & Bistro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Sedona to Williams to see Bedrock City about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Oak Creek Canyon, trek along Devil's Bridge Trail, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sedona road trip website.

Traveling by car from Page to Sedona takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. August in Sedona sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and Titanic. Discover out-of-the-way places like Battlefield Vegas and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, and make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas online itinerary planner.

Drive from Sedona to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Sedona to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sedona in August, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks · Fun & Games

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get a sense of the local culture at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and shop like a local with The Grove.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve in Guerneville, about 1h 40 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Exploratorium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.

Colorado travel guide

4.4
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Nevada travel guide

4.3
Performances · Fountains · Casinos
The Silver State
The neon streets of Las Vegas represent only one chapter in the story of Nevada, a sparsely populated state offering travelers a chance to discover the country's western frontier. Utterly unlike the more populated parts of the North American continent, Nevada's landscape includes huge deserts where you can easily leave modern civilization behind and enjoy a tranquil vacation. For a taste of untamed Nevada, explore the network of paved and unpaved roads leading to some of the world's most rugged and desolate natural wonders. If trying to make a fortune is high on your itinerary, remember that in the first state to legalize gambling, a slot machine is never too far away. Even gas stations and small motels in the largely deserted rural areas offer some form of gambling to the passing traveler.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.