30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 15 nights
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
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Dinosaur
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights

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Denver

Denver ©

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Castle Rock (Mini Incline & BURLY Brewing Company), Benson Park Sculpture Garden (in Loveland) and Fort Collins (New Belgium Brewing Company & Odell Brewing Company). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, examine the collection at Colorado Model Railroad Museum, get engrossed in the history at Littleton Museum, and experience the excitement of Carousel of Happiness.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Denver trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Denver. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in May, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Side Trips

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Estes Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): trot along with a tour on horseback, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore and take pictures at Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, then cruise along Trail Ridge Road, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Estes Park day trip planning site.

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dinosaur.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Nature

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Off-Road Tours
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Spas
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.4

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Dinosaur

Dinosaur ©
Dinosaur is a Statutory Town located in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. On the 26th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Dinosaur National Monument.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dinosaur trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Estes Park to Dinosaur in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, daily temperatures in Dinosaur can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Dinosaur

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire the local landmark of Fountain Paint Pot, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker website.

You can drive from Dinosaur to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Dinosaur in May, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 53°F and 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Must see
Old Faithful
4.5

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

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.
On the 30th (Sun), get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, admire the natural beauty at Red Butte Garden, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online attractions planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be much warmer, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Religious Site
Temple Square
4.6
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Government Building
Utah State Capitol
4.6
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Religious Site
The Tabernacle
4.6

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Windows, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Delicate Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, then hike along Devils Garden Trailhead, then explore the striking landscape at Landscape Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tunnel Arch.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Arches National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Arches National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, you will find days in Arches National Park are a bit warmer (95°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Geologic Formation
Double Arch
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Delicate Arch
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Fiery Furnace
4.8

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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 3rd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Miramont Castle Museum, cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, then explore the ancient world of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, and finally explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then walk around Garden of the Gods, and then deepen your understanding at United States Air Force Academy.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Arches National Park to Colorado Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, Colorado Springs is a bit cooler than Arches National Park - with highs of 84°F and lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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Denver

Denver

Mile-High City

On the 5th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Hotel de Paris Museum, cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and finally see the interesting displays at Georgetown Firefighting Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of History Colorado Center, then don't miss a visit to Larimer Square, and then get in on the family fun at Elitch Gardens Theme Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Denver day trip planning site.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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History Museum
History Colorado Center
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History Museum
Hotel de Paris Museum
4.7

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