34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Tucson
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Las Cruces
— 1 night
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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Casper
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 5 nights
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Richfield
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Tucson

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Tucson online journey builder.

Scottsdale to Tucson is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Scottsdale in June, expect Tucson to be little chillier, temps between 101°F and 73°F. You'll set off for Las Cruces on the 3rd (Wed).

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Las Cruces

— 1 night
Las Cruces, also known as "The City of the Crosses", is the seat of Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Cruces trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Las Cruces takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tucson in June: high temperatures in Las Cruces hover around 96°F and lows are around 67°F. You will leave for Albuquerque on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Las Cruces

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Albuquerque

— 2 nights

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 6th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of New Mexico Veterans' Memorial, Albuquerque, then admire the striking features of Spaceship House, then examine the collection at New Mexico Steam Locomotive and Railroad Historical Society, and finally hike along La Luz Trail. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Coronado Historic Site, immerse yourself in nature at Rio Grande Nature Center State Park, and then learn about winemaking at Casa Rondena Winery.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Albuquerque trip planning app.

Getting from Las Cruces to Albuquerque by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Albuquerque are 93°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Fe

— 2 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 8th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard & Tasting Room, then examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum, then examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, and finally explore the world behind art at San Miguel Chapel. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument, then stroll the grounds of Santa Fe National Cemetery, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Santa Fe takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Albuquerque in June since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Denver.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Historic Sites · Adventure · Outdoors

Denver

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Cheesman Park and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mother Cabrini Shrine. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, take in the exciting artwork at American Museum of Western Art, then do a tasting at Wild Women Wine, then examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, and finally do a tasting at The Infinite Monkey Theorem Urban Winery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Denver tour planning website.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Denver in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Santa Fe in June: highs in Denver hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Casper.

Things to do in Denver

Wineries · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Casper

— 4 nights
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Get outdoors at Platte River Trails and Gros Ventre Mountains. Step off the beaten path and head to Carbon County Museum and Werner Wildlife Museum. Explore Casper's surroundings by going to Hoofprints of the Past Museum (in Kaycee) and College Inn Bar (in Douglas). There's more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum and explore the activities along Morad Park.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Casper tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Denver to Casper by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Denver in June since evenings lows in Casper dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Casper

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tower Fall and Gibbon Falls. Discover out-of-the-way places like Roosevelt Arch and Castle Geyser. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Museum of the Yellowstone in West Yellowstone--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser, hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lehardy's Rapids.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Casper to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Casper in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 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.
Visiting Menor's Ferry Historical Trail and Cascade Canyon will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as String Lake and Snake River Overlook. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, take in the dramatic natural features at Grand View Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Hidden Falls.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Salt Lake City

— 5 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Golden Spike National Historic Site and Timpanogos Cave National Monument. Get some historical perspective at Union Station and McCune Mansion. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salt Lake City: Heber Valley Artisan Cheese (in Midway) and Historic 25th Street (in Ogden). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall, browse the exhibits of Wheeler Historic Farm, contemplate the long history of Beehive House, and wander the streets of The Gateway.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Salt Lake City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Richfield.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Richfield

— 1 night
Richfield is a city in and the county seat of Sevier County, Utah, in the United States, and is the largest city in southern-central Utah.DescriptionAs of the 2010 census, the city population was 7,551. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Fishlake National Forest.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Richfield trip planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Richfield by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, plan for little chillier nights in Richfield, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Richfield

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Lipan Point and Kolb Studio. Get in touch with nature at East Rim Drive and Mooney Falls. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Mohave Point, hike along Hermit Trail, take in breathtaking views at Moran Point, and admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Richfield to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Richfield in June; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 85°F and lows reach 42°F. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.