30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
+2
Train + Fly + Drive:  14 h
1
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Crawford
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Deadwood
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Buffalo
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
9
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
11
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  10 h
12
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
13
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
14
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  5 h 30 min
15
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h
16
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  13 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): explore the activities along Crown Hill Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver vacation maker website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Denver is an approximately 14- hour combination of train, flight, and car. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Denver: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Parasailing & Paragliding, Crown Hill Park, Carousel of Happiness, Hidee Gold Mine
Highlights from your plan
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Hidee Gold Mine ©
Hidee Gold Mine

1
night
Estes Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Lake Trail, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then look for gifts at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, and finally examine the collection at MacGregor Ranch Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Estes Park travel route builder app.

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Estes Park, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Crawford.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

Emerald Lake Trail
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Horseback Riding Tours
MacGregor Ranch Museum ©
MacGregor Ranch Museum

1
night
Crawford

Crawford ©
Crawford is a city in Dawes County, in the northwestern part of the state of Nebraska, in the Great Plains region of the United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at Trailside Museum of Natural History, immerse yourself in nature at Fort Robinson State Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Fort Robinson History Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Crawford vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Crawford takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Crawford can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Crawford

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Fort Robinson History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fort Robinson History Museum ©
Fort Robinson History Museum
Fort Robinson State Park ©
Fort Robinson State Park
Trailside Museum of Natural History ©
Trailside Museum of Natural History

1
night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Hot Springs is a city in Fall River County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): get a taste of life in the country at Windcross Conservancy, then identify plant and animal life at Angostura Recreation Area, then engage your brain at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, and finally admire the sheer force of Cascade Falls and Swimming Hole.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hot Springs tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Crawford to Hot Springs takes 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Crawford in July, with highs in Hot Springs at 31°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Deadwood.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Windcross Conservancy
Highlights from your plan
Angostura Recreation Area ©
Angostura Recreation Area
Windcross Conservancy ©
Windcross Conservancy
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs

1
night
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. On the 23rd (Fri), go deep underground at Broken Boot Gold Mine, then cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, then take an in-depth tour of D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery, and finally admire the sheer force of Spearfish Falls.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Deadwood trip planning app.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Deadwood in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Deadwood

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Spearfish, Spearfish Falls
Highlights from your plan
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery ©
D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery
Spearfish Falls ©
Spearfish Falls
Broken Boot Gold Mine ©
Broken Boot Gold Mine

1
night
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
Buffalo is a city in Johnson County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, then get your game on at Creekside Clubhouse & Greens, then cruise along US Highway 16, and finally play a few rounds at Buffalo Golf Club.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Buffalo road trip planner.

Getting from Deadwood to Buffalo by car takes about 3 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Deadwood to Buffalo is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Buffalo

Outdoors Golf Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Golf Club ©
Buffalo Golf Club
Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum ©
Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum

4
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online visit planner.

You can drive from Buffalo to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Buffalo in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

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nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): cruise along Teton Park Road and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Amphitheater Lake and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cascade Canyon Trail.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Red Butte Garden, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and then make a splash at Cowabunga Bay.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Grand Teton National Park to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trip

Cowabunga Bay
Highlights from your plan
Red Butte Garden ©
Red Butte Garden
Cowabunga Bay ©
Cowabunga Bay

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.
On the 1st (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Rim Trail, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, then stroll through Sunset Point, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are little chillier (32°C), and nights are cooler (10°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Natural Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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.
On the 3rd (Tue), explore the striking landscape of The Narrows and then get great views at Observation Point.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zion National Park journey planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 38°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon
Zion Shuttle ©
Zion Shuttle

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive. Keep things going the next day: trek along South Kaibab Trail and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website.

You can take a shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kingman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): examine the collection at Kingman Army Air Field Museum, learn about winemaking at Cella Winery, then learn about winemaking at Stetson Winery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Desert Diamond Distillery.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kingman trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Kingman in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Kingman reach 41°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kingman

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cella Winery ©
Cella Winery
Desert Diamond Distillery ©
Desert Diamond Distillery
Stetson Winery ©
Stetson Winery

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour site.

Getting from Kingman to Las Vegas by car takes about 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingman to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Kingman in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mammoth Lakes: Yosemite National Park (Vernal Fall, Panorama Trail, &more).

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes tour planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Mammoth Lakes by combination of flight and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Mammoth Lakes to be cooler, temps between 32°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 13th (Fri), make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planner.

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August, Los Angeles is much hotter at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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