30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Grand Haven
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+4
Drive + Fly + foot + bus + Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Pagosa Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Durango
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Ouray
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Kanab
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Escalante
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
11
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Glenwood Springs
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
13
Moose
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
End: Grand Haven


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3
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive, and then ponder the design of Fountain Paint Pot. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip app .

Grand Haven to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Grand Haven in August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

1
night
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 5th (Sun), tee off at Grand Lake Golf Course and then look for gifts at Never Summer Mountain Products. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then identify plant and animal life at Sheep Lakes, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Deer Mountain.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. In August, Rocky Mountain National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 89°F and lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Grand Lake
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Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes
Grand Lake Golf Course ©
Grand Lake Golf Course

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Skyline Drive and Helen Hunt Falls. Escape the urban bustle at Pikes Peak - America's Mountain and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center. Step out of Colorado Springs to go to Canon City and see The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center, get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and appreciate the history behind Will Rogers Memorial Shrine of the Sun.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planning site .

Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Colorado Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. When traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Canon City, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park

2
nights
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the activities along San Juan River Walk, then identify plant and animal life at Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park, and then relax and rejuvenate at The Springs Resort & Spa. On your second day here, explore by horseback at Diamond Hitch Stables and then tee off at Pagosa Springs Golf Club.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pagosa Springs route planner.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Pagosa Springs by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Colorado Springs in August, with highs in Pagosa Springs at 77°F and lows at 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park ©
Rocky Mountain Wildlife Park
The Springs Resort & Spa ©
The Springs Resort & Spa
San Juan River Walk ©
San Juan River Walk

2
nights
Durango

Durango ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Animas River, and then look for gifts at Animas Chocolate Company. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Trimble Hot Springs, then explore the landscape on two wheels at The Colorado Trail, and then learn about winemaking at Four Leaves Winery.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Durango trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Pagosa Springs to Durango in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ouray.

Things to do in Durango

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Four Leaves Winery ©
Four Leaves Winery

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nights
Ouray

Ouray ©
Ouray is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Ouray County, Colorado, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ouray Box Canyon Waterfall and Bear Creek National Recreation Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Cascade Falls Park and Ice Lakes Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ouray: Cornet Creek Falls (in Telluride) and Ice Lakes (in Silverton). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Horsethief Trail, hike along Baby Bath Tubs Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Uncompahgre Gorge.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Ouray road trip planning website .

Getting from Durango to Ouray by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Durango in August: highs in Ouray hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Kanab.

Things to do in Ouray

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Silverton, Cornet Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Falls Park ©
Cascade Falls Park
Ice Lakes Trail ©
Ice Lakes Trail
Baby Bath Tubs Trail ©
Baby Bath Tubs Trail

2
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 17th (Fri), stop by Denny's Wigwam, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Paria River Canyon, and then take a memorable drive along House Rock Valley Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, get engrossed in the history at Heritage House, and then hike along Kanab trailhead.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanab trip builder .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Ouray to Kanab in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Ouray in August, expect nights in Kanab to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Paria River Canyon ©
Paria River Canyon
Kanab Heritage House Museum ©
Kanab Heritage House Museum

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Hidden Canyon and then hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Watchman Trail, experience rural life at Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor, and then tee off at Sky Mountain Golf Course.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Zion National Park takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Zion National Park are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor, Sky Mountain Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail
Sky Mountain Golf Course ©
Sky Mountain Golf Course

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Thor's Hammer, then explore the striking landscape at Wall Street, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Queen Victoria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Ponderosa Canyon, then hike along Rim Trail, and then stroll through Bristlecone Loop.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary website .

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 77°F and 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Escalante.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Ponderosa Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer
Wall Street ©
Wall Street
Ponderosa Canyon ©
Ponderosa Canyon

2
nights
Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Escalante Heritage Center, take in breathtaking views at Zebra Slot Canyon, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Escalante Interagency Visitor Center and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coyote Gulch.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Escalante trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Escalante in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Escalante

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Escalante Interagency Visitor Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center ©
Escalante Heritage Center

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): trek along Park Avenue Trail, stroll through Shafer Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, admire the verdant scenery at Castle Valley, and then learn about winemaking at Castle Creek Winery.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Moab itinerary planning app .

Drive from Escalante to Moab in 5 hours. Traveling from Escalante in August, things will get a bit warmer in Moab: highs are around 92°F and lows about 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park, Park Avenue Trail
Highlights from your plan
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon and then admire the engineering at Rifle Gap State Park. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Avalanche Ranch Hot Springs.

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Drive from Moab to Glenwood Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Moab, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 47°F. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Moose.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Glenwood Canyon, Rifle Gap State Park, Avalanche Ranch Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Rifle Gap State Park ©
Rifle Gap State Park
Avalanche Ranch Hot Springs ©
Avalanche Ranch Hot Springs

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Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. On the 29th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, then admire the verdant scenery at Leigh Lake, then explore the activities along String Lake, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Moose trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Glenwood Springs to Moose takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in August, expect nights in Moose to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Wild Things of Wyoming
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
String Lake ©
String Lake
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

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