35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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Amarillo
— 1 night
2
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
3
Colorado Springs
— Few hours
4
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 3 nights
5
Arches National Park
— 3 nights
6
Moab
— 1 night
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
8
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
10
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
11
Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
12
Los Angeles
— 1 night
13
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
14
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
15
San Francisco
— 4 nights
16
Modesto
— 3 nights

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night
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes VW Slug Bug Ranch, Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum and Cadallic Ranch.

You can plan Amarillo trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Dallas to Amarillo is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Amarillo, with lows around °F. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Amarillo

Museums

Side Trip

VW Slug Bug Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum
Cadallic Ranch ©
Cadallic Ranch
VW Slug Bug Ranch ©
VW Slug Bug Ranch

1
night
Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve ©
You've now added Bishop Castle to your itinerary.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve journey builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Amarillo to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. In July, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve is slightly colder than Amarillo - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Bishop Castle
Highlights from your plan
High Dune Trail ©
High Dune Trail
Bishop Castle ©
Bishop Castle

few
hours
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.
You've now added Garden of the Gods to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): walk around Garden of the Gods.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Colorado Springs with the Route module. Traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Colorado Springs. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Many Parks Curve Overlook, thenexplore the striking landscape of Sheep Lakes, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Deer Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Fern Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Dream Lake, and then explore the activities along Chasm Lake.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip builder.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes
Fern Falls ©
Fern Falls

3
nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace, and then trek along Devils Garden Trailhead.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Arches National Park travel planner.

Drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Arches National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in July, expect Arches National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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night
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 27th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Wilson's Arch and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Moab trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Moab takes an hour. In July, daytime highs in Moab are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wilson's Arch ©
Wilson's Arch
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Double Down Bike Shop ©
Double Down Bike Shop

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, thenhike along Navajo Loop Trail, and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park travel route planner.

You can drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Moab in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at °F and lows at °F. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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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.
On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then explore the striking landscape at Emerald Pools.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip planning site.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Zion National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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night
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 2nd (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fremont Street Experience, Fountains of Bellagio, Hoover Dam, and other attractions you added. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Shelby American Inc and The National Atomic Testing Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Hoover Dam Bypass and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame and have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online travel planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame

2
nights
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Cholla Cactus Garden, explore the striking landscape at Skull Rock, and then explore the striking landscape at Keys View.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Joshua Tree National Park road trip planning website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Keys View ©
Keys View
Cholla Cactus Garden ©
Cholla Cactus Garden
Skull Rock ©
Skull Rock

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night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Broad, Little Tokyo, The Last Bookstore, and other attractions. On the 9th (Fri), hunt for treasures at Olvera Street, wander the streets of Little Tokyo, thenexplore the world behind art at The Broad, thenstop by The Last Bookstore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Olvera Street ©
Olvera Street
The Broad ©
The Broad
Little Tokyo ©
Little Tokyo

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Kings Canyon National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 12th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Nevada Falls Loop, thenadmire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park driving holiday site.

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Alamo Square, Sawyer Camp Trail, Coyote Point Recreation Area, and other attractions to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Big Basin Redwoods State Park and Golden Gate National Cemetery. Visiting Bodega Head and The Marine Mammal Center will get you outdoors.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (°F), and nights are a bit warmer (°F). On the 19th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Modesto.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

San Mateo, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Bodega Head, Golden Gate National Cemetery, The Marine Mammal Center
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

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Modesto

Modesto ©
Modesto, officially the City of Modesto, is the county seat and largest city of Stanislaus County, California, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cosumnes River Preserve and McHenry Mansion. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Great Valley Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Modesto journey planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Modesto takes 2 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for warmer days in Modesto, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Modesto

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Cosumnes River Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Cosumnes River Preserve ©
Cosumnes River Preserve
McHenry Mansion ©
McHenry Mansion
Great Valley Museum ©
Great Valley Museum

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