30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive
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Denver
— 1 night
Drive
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Estes Park
— 1 night
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Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field, Drive to Nampa
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Nampa
— 1 night
Drive
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive to Marble Canyon, Kane, Arizona, United States of America, Bus to Bright Angle Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Durango
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Durango
— 1 night
Drive to Albuquerque, Fly to Carlsbad
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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive
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Ardmore
— 1 night
Drive
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Scott
— 1 night
Drive
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Memphis
— 1 night
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Vicksburg
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mobile
— 1 night
Fly
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Cape Canaveral
— 1 night
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Waycross
— 1 night
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Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly to Dublin, Bus to Belfast

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and finally get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Belfast, UK to Colorado Springs is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Belfast in June: highs in Colorado Springs hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, examine the collection at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and then sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in Denver are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums

Estes Park

— 1 night
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Lake Trail, look for gifts at Brownfield's, then shop like a local with Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Estes Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Denver to Estes Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Nampa.

Things to do in Estes Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Spas

Side Trip

Nampa

— 1 night
Nampa is the largest city of Canyon County, Idaho, USA. The population of Nampa was 81,557 at the 2010 census making it the second-most populous city in Idaho. On the 5th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Lizard Butte, bet on your favorite at Firebird Raceway, then test your team's savvy at Boise Escape, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Labyrinth Escape Games.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nampa itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Estes Park to Nampa. In June, daily temperatures in Nampa can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Nampa

Fun & Games · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Stanley

— 1 night
Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Stanley route builder site.

You can drive from Nampa to Stanley in 3 hours. When traveling from Nampa in June, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Stanley: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Stanley to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Stanley, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park visit planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In June, Bryce Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 30°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, trek along Bright Angel Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip site.

You can do a combination of car and bus from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Durango

— 1 night
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Haviland Lake and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Durango itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Durango takes 11 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Durango can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Durango

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Carlsbad Caverns National Park

— 2 nights
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
On the 15th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Lion's Tail, Head underground at King's Palace, then identify plant and animal life at Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, and finally Head underground at Big Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): Head underground at Carlsbad Caverns National Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Slaughter Canyon Cave, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Hall of The White Giant.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip planning tool.

Getting from Durango to Carlsbad Caverns National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Durango in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, with highs around 43°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

San Antonio

— 1 night

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, then take in the pleasant sights at The San Antonio River Walk, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. On the next day, walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and then explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to San Antonio in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Ardmore.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Ardmore

— 1 night
Ardmore is a business, cultural, and tourism city in and the county seat of Carter County, Oklahoma, United States. On the 19th (Fri), examine the collection at Greater Southwest Historical Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Tucker Tower Nature Center, and then admire the majestic nature at Lake Murray State Park.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Ardmore trip planner.

Drive from San Antonio to Ardmore in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from San Antonio in June, things will get slightly colder in Ardmore: highs are around 36°C and lows about 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Scott.

Things to do in Ardmore

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

Scott

— 1 night
Scott is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lonoke and Pulaski counties in the central part of the U.S. state of Arkansas. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Toltec Mounds Archaeological State Park and then get engrossed in the history at Plantation Agriculture Museum.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Scott trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ardmore to Scott takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June in Scott, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Scott

Parks · Museums · Nature

Memphis

— 1 night

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): examine the collection at Graceland, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Memphis road trip planning site.

Drive from Scott to Memphis in 2.5 hours. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites

Vicksburg

— 1 night
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. On the 22nd (Mon), take an in-depth tour of U.S.S. Cairo Museum, explore and take pictures at Vicksburg Campaign Trail, then walk around Texas Monument, and finally take in the views from Vicksburg Bridge.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vicksburg trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Memphis to Vicksburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Vicksburg, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Vicksburg

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Historic Sites

New Orleans

— 2 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, and then walk around New Orleans City Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans holiday planner.

Getting from Vicksburg to New Orleans by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or fly. When traveling from Vicksburg in June, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mobile.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Mobile

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): walk around Bienville Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, then learn about all things military at Battleship USS ALABAMA, and finally walk around Fairhoper's Community Park.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mobile travel planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Mobile takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mobile, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cape Canaveral.

Things to do in Mobile

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Canaveral

— 1 night
Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): look and learn at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Cape Canaveral online trip builder.

You can fly from Mobile to Cape Canaveral in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mobile to Cape Canaveral is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Waycross.

Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Waycross

— 1 night
Waycross is the county seat of, and only incorporated city in, Ware County. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Laura S. Walker State Park and then stroll around Okefenokee Swamp Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Waycross day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cape Canaveral to Waycross takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Waycross

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Charleston

— 3 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get interesting insight from Tours, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Sumter National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge and then admire the natural beauty at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Charleston trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Waycross to Charleston takes 4 hours. While traveling from Waycross, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Charleston, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Idaho travel guide

4.6
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.