29 days in Continental USA Itinerary

29 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Denver
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Cañon City
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 1 night
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Crescent City
— 1 day
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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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 22nd (Mon): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then explore the galleries of Molly Brown House Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Denver driving holiday planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Denver is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Dammam in July, things will get colder in Denver: highs are around 36°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

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.
On the 24th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation and then examine the collection at Miramont Castle Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs holiday maker tool.

You can drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cañon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Cañon City

— 1 night

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cañon City road trip site.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Cañon City in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cañon City can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Cañon City

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Scenic Drive

Aspen

— 1 night

Rocky Mountain High

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail.

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You can drive from Cañon City to Aspen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In July, Aspen is slightly colder than Cañon City - with highs of 32°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Moab.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Wilson's Arch and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Moab online road trip planner.

Drive from Aspen to Moab in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Aspen in July, with highs in Moab at 42°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Moab

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Page

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): see the top attractions with Antelope Canyon Navajo Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, then explore the activities along Antelope Point Marina Village, and then explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Page online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Page takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Moab in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in Page. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Tours · Fun & Games

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.
On the 1st (Thu), get great views at Mather Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Powell Point, enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, and then trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Page in July: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors

Sedona

— 2 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, then admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, and then take in the exciting artwork at Son Silver West Gallery.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sedona trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 37°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Las Vegas

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower.

Plan trip to Las Vegas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sedona to Las Vegas. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park tour builder.

Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Las Vegas in August since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature

Los Angeles

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and then have fun at Petco Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): stroll through Pacific Beach, then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Diego online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Fun & Games

Crescent City

— 1 day
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. On the 12th (Mon), examine the collection at Trees of Mystery and then admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Crescent City online travel route planner.

Fly from San Diego to Crescent City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Diego in August; daily highs in Crescent City reach 20°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): stroll through Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Nob Hill, delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and finally get great views at Twin Peaks.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online holiday planner.

Getting from Crescent City to San Francisco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Crescent City in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 15th (Thu), trek along Nevada Falls Loop, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then trek along Panorama Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park tour planning site.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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.

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.

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.