42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

42 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Continental USA route planner
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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
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Farmington
— 4 nights
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Silver City
— 2 nights
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Phoenix
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
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Groveland
— 2 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
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Drive to Rogue Valley International Medford Airport, Fly to Spokane International Airport, Drive to Spokane Valley
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Spokane Valley
— 2 nights
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Cody
— 1 night
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Devils Tower
— 2 nights
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Custer
— 4 nights
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Detroit
— 2 nights
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Bethlehem
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Albuquerque — 2 nights

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 22nd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Felipe de Neri Church, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Albuquerque Old Town, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Petroglyph National Monument and then sample some tasty brews at Routes Bicycle Tours & Rentals.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque trip itinerary app.

Boston to Albuquerque is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Boston to Albuquerque, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in June, you will find days in Albuquerque are a bit warmer (93°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Farmington.
Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Farmington — 4 nights

Farmington ' is a city in San Juan County in the US state of New Mexico. Get outdoors at Zipline and River Rafting & Tubing. Get some historical perspective at Balcony House and Cliff Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from Farmington: Off-Road Tours (in Durango), Spas (in Pagosa Springs) and Million Dollar Highway (in Silverton).

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Farmington online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Farmington in 3 hours. Traveling from Albuquerque in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Farmington, with lows of 55°F. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Silver City.
Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure
Side Trips

Silver City — 2 nights

Silver City is a town in Grant County, New Mexico, United States. On the 29th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument and then explore the striking landscape at City of Rocks State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the galleries of Silver City Museum and then delve into the lush surroundings at Gila National Forest.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Silver City road trip app.

Traveling by car from Farmington to Silver City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. June in Silver City sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trips

Phoenix — 3 nights

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. On the 1st (Fri), examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mesa Temple & Visitors' Center, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Arizona Distilling Co. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Off-Road Tours, learn insider's secrets on Lucidi Distilling Co., and then do sightseeing your way with Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Phoenix tour planner.

Traveling by car from Silver City to Phoenix takes 5 hours. While traveling from Silver City, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Phoenix, ranging from highs of 107°F to lows of 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.
Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Las Vegas — 3 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, see a show at Casino at the MGM Grand, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Phoenix to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 104°F, while nighttime lows are 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Casinos · Fun & Games · Parks · Nature

Yosemite National Park — 8 nights

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.
Visit Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark for their historical value. Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. On the 10th (Sun), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, stroll through Pohono Trail, and trek along May Lake Trailhead.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 83°F and lows at 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Groveland.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Groveland — 2 nights

Groveland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Pool. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Ironstone Vineyards and then stroll through Columbia State Historic Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Groveland trip planner.

Groveland is just a stone's throw from Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect Groveland to be somewhat warmer, temps between 95°F and 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.
Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park — 3 nights

Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Visiting Crater Lake National Park and Wizard Island will get you outdoors. There's more to do: cruise along Rim Dr and steep yourself in history at Rim Village Visitor Center.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park day trip planning tool.

Getting from Groveland to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. July in Crater Lake National Park sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Spokane Valley.
Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Spokane Valley — 2 nights

Spokane Valley is a city in Spokane County, Washington, United States, and the largest suburb of Spokane. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake and then play a few rounds at Coeur d'Alene Resort Golf Course. Keep things going the next day: play a few rounds at Circling Raven Golf Club.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Spokane Valley holiday tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Crater Lake National Park to Spokane Valley. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in Spokane Valley, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cody.
Golf · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Cody — 1 night

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cody holiday maker website.

Traveling by car from Spokane Valley to Cody takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Spokane Valley to Cody due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Spokane Valley, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cody, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Devils Tower.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Devils Tower — 2 nights

A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): go for a walk through Tower Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Tower National Monument, and then stop by Devils Tower Trading Post. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): examine the collection at Hulett Museum.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Devils Tower day trip planning site.

You can drive from Cody to Devils Tower in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Devils Tower can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Custer.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums
Side Trip

Custer — 4 nights

Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Custer State Park. Go for a jaunt from Custer to Buffalo Gap to see Windcross Conservancy about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Black Hills National Forest, cruise along Iron Mountain Road, learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Custer trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Devils Tower to Custer takes 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Custer can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Detroit.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Detroit — 2 nights

Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
On the 29th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford and then see the interesting displays at Greenfield Village. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant, contemplate the long history of Motown Museum, and then head off the coast to Belle Isle Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Detroit trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Custer to Detroit takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Detroit when traveling from Custer in July, with lows around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Bethlehem.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Side Trip

Bethlehem — 1 night

Listed among "Money" magazine's "Top 100 Places to Live," Bethlehem is dominated by shopping and the state's largest casino resort.
To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bethlehem trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Detroit to Bethlehem takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can fly back home.
Historic Sites · Casinos · Fun & Games · Childrens Museums
Side Trip