32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday maker

Make it your trip
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive to Page, Fly to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Kanab
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cedar City
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Calistoga
— 7 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 day
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Moab

— 3 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Delicate Arch and Mesa Arch. Visiting Potash Road and Balanced Rock Trail will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Arches National Park (Windows, Pothole Arch, &more) and Island in the Sky (in Canyonlands National Park). And it doesn't end there: hike along Double Arch, explore and take pictures at Arches National Park Scenic Drive, stroll through Grandstaff Canyon Trail, and grab your bike and head to Slickrock Bike Trail.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Moab trip builder app.

Rome, Italy to Moab is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Moab is minus 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Moab when traveling from Rome in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Monument Valley

— 2 nights
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 5th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Moab in August; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 36°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Kaibab Trail and East Rim Drive. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Powell Point. And it doesn't end there: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, get great views at Shoshone Point, take in breathtaking views at Hermit Road, and don't miss a visit to Moran Point.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park journey planning tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Kanab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Kanab

— 1 night
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam, then identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, then hike along Squaw Trail, and finally hike along Kanab trailhead.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kanab trip planning app.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Kanab in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Kanab, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 4 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Peek-A-Boo Loop. Visiting Navajo Loop Trail and Sunset Point will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, hike along Swamp Canyon, and take in breathtaking views at Ponderosa Canyon.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kanab in August: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 29°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cedar City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Cedar City

— 1 night
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Dixie National Forest, take in breathtaking views at Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, and then admire the masterpieces at Southern Utah Museum of Art.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cedar City travel planning site.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Cedar City takes 2 hours. In August, Cedar City is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 36°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Cedar City

Nature · Parks · Museums

Zion National Park

— 3 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Zion National Park and Watchman Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Subway and Hidden Canyon. There's much more to do: stroll through Riverside Walk, hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail, and cruise along Kolob Terrace Road.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Cedar City to Zion National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Zion National Park sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Las Vegas

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Charleston, then identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Spring Mountains Visitor Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel route planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (45°C), and nights are much hotter (29°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Death Valley National Park

— 2 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 23rd (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Panamint Range, then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and finally take a memorable drive along Artists Dr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park journey maker site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Calistoga.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Calistoga

— 7 nights
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Explore hidden gems such as Safari West and Robert Louis Stevenson State Park. Escape the urban bustle at Salt Point State Park and Howarth Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Calistoga: Fort Ross State Historic Park (in Jenner), Alexander Valley Vineyards (in Healdsburg) and Napa (Jarvis Estate & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful Geyser of California, learn about winemaking at Von Strasser Family of Wines, and admire the majestic nature at Bothe-Napa State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Calistoga itinerary planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Calistoga in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, with highs in Calistoga at 32°C and lows at 14°C. You will leave for San Francisco on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in Calistoga

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Wildlife

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 1 day

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning app.

You can drive from Calistoga to San Francisco in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Calistoga in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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.

Napa Valley travel guide

4.3
Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.