30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field, Drive to Sun Valley
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Sun Valley
— 1 day
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Billings
— 2 nights
Drive
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Crow Agency
Drive
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Spearfish
— 2 nights
Drive
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Keystone
— 1 night
Drive
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Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
Drive
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Sun Valley

— 1 day
Sun Valley is a resort city in Blaine County in central Idaho, in the western United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the landscape on two wheels at Fisher Creek Trail, then trek along Bald Mountain Trail, and then fly down the slopes at Sun Valley Resort.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read our Sun Valley online road trip planner.

Reno to Sun Valley is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Reno in June, things will get a bit cooler in Sun Valley: highs are around 76°F and lows about 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Sun Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Grand Teton National Park

— 2 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the activities along String Lake, then explore the activities along Leigh Lake, and then explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park online tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sun Valley to Grand Teton National Park. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sun Valley in June since evenings lows in Grand Teton National Park dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Morning Glory Pool, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planner.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. In June, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Billings.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Billings

— 2 nights
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. On the 6th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Yellowstone Kelly Interpretative Site, admire the masterpieces at Yellowstone County Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Pompeys Pillar National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Western Heritage Center and then shop like a local with Toucan Gallery.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Billings trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Billings takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: high temperatures in Billings hover around 80°F and lows are around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Crow Agency.

Things to do in Billings

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Crow Agency

Crow Agency is a census-designated place (CDP) in Big Horn County, Montana, United States and is near the actual location for the Little Bighorn National Monument and re-enactment produced by the Real Bird family known as Battle of the Little Bighorn Reenactment. To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Crow Agency trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Billings to Crow Agency in an hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Billings in June, with highs in Crow Agency at 8°F and lows at 8°F. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Spearfish.

Things to do in Crow Agency

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Spearfish

— 2 nights
Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): cruise along Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway and then get engrossed in the history at D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, get engrossed in the history at Adams Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Historic Old Town.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Spearfish road trip site.

You can drive from Crow Agency to Spearfish in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Crow Agency to Spearfish. Traveling from Crow Agency in June, things will get warmer in Spearfish: highs are around 75°F and lows about 52°F. You'll set off for Keystone on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Spearfish

Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keystone

— 1 night

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Horse Thief Lake and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, then see the interesting displays at Keystone Historical Museum, and then trek along Presidential Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Keystone journey planner.

You can drive from Spearfish to Keystone in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Spearfish to Keystone is minus 1 hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Badlands National Park

— 2 nights
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Loop Road, explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall, and then hike along Castle Trail.

Discover how to plan a Badlands National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Keystone to Badlands National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Keystone in June, expect Badlands National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, then examine the collection at Ghost Town Museum, and then admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs sightseeing planner.

Fly from Badlands National Park to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

— 1 night
On the 14th (Tue), explore the activities along Little Medano Creek and then explore the fascinating landscape at High Dune Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Colorado Springs to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Expect slightly colder evenings in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve when traveling from Colorado Springs in June, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Mesa Verde National Park

— 2 nights
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 15th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Balcony House, then trek along Soda Canyon Overlook Trail, and then make a trip to Park Point. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Ruins Road, see the interesting displays at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spruce Canyon Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park trip itinerary tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Mesa Verde National Park. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in June, expect nights in Mesa Verde National Park to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 89°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Historic Sites

Arches National Park

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): trek along Pine Tree Arch Trail and then trek along Fiery Furnace. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Landscape Arch, explore the striking landscape at Pine Tree Arch, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Arch.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Arches National Park trip planning site.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Arches National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June; daily highs in Arches National Park reach 95°F and lows reach 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Canyonlands National Park

— 2 nights
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
On the 19th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Orange Cliffs Overlook, hike along Neck Spring, and then trek along White Rim Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook, then hike along Aztec Butte Trail, and then hike along White Rim Trail.

Discover how to plan a Canyonlands National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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 21st (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): stroll through Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Canyonlands National Park in June, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 40°F, while days are slightly colder, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 23rd (Thu), explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle, take a memorable drive along Kolob Terrace Road, and then get outside with The Subway. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Hidden Canyon, trek along Riverside Walk, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park road trip planning tool.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

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 25th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, then stroll around Indian Garden, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then steep yourself in history at Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

Find out how to plan Grand Canyon National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zion National Park in June: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F and lows are around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Las Vegas

— 3 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.
Visiting Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Green Valley Range will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Counts Kustoms and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Mount Charleston and see Spring Mountains Visitor Center, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Charleston, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (103°F), and nights are warmer (77°F). You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

Montana travel guide

4.7
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.

South Dakota travel guide

4.2
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.