44 days in United States Itinerary

44 days in United States Itinerary

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Hutchinson
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Omaha
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Rapid City
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Fargo
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Glacier National Park
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West Yellowstone
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Colorado Springs
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Salt Lake City
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Las Vegas
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Los Angeles
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Page
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Angel Fire
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Santa Fe
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Hutchinson — 3 nights

Hutchinson is the largest city and county seat in Reno County, Kansas, United States, and located on the Arkansas River. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cosmosphere and Hutchinson Zoo. Venture out of the city with trips to Salina (Kenwood Cove Aquatic Park & Rolling Hills Zoo) and Abilene and Smoky Valley Railroad (in Abilene). It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Strataca and look for gifts at Smith's Market.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hutchinson online itinerary maker.

Austin to Hutchinson is an approximately 9-hour car ride. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Austin in July: high temperatures in Hutchinson hover around 92°F and lows are around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Omaha.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
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Omaha — 3 nights

A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kids will enjoy Henry Doorly Zoo and Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Joslyn Art Museum, view the masterpieces at Old Market Artists Gallery, shop like a local with Old Market, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lauritzen Gardens Omaha's Botanical Center.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Omaha road trip app.

You can drive from Hutchinson to Omaha in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Hutchinson in July: highs in Omaha hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can fly to Rapid City.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Nightlife

Rapid City — 2 nights

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): stroll through Bear Country USA, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens, then wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City, and then stop by Alex Johnson Mercantile.

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You can fly from Omaha to Rapid City in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Omaha to Rapid City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Omaha in July, expect little chillier with lows of 62°F in Rapid City. On the 26th (Tue), you'll travel to Fargo.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Fargo — 3 nights

Fargo is the most populous city in the state of North Dakota, accounting for over 15% of the state population. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Roger Maris Museum, then get to know the resident critters at Red River Zoo, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Drekker Brewing Company. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Bonanzaville and then take an in-depth tour of Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Fargo road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Fargo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Glacier National Park.
Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Glacier National Park — 3 nights

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Iceberg Lake Trail and then contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park travel route planning app.

You can fly from Fargo to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fargo in July, plan for little chillier nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

West Yellowstone — 2 nights

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Family-friendly places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Yellowstone: Yellowstone National Park (Uncle Tom's Trail, Grand Prismatic Spring, &more). There's much more to do: stroll through Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the West Yellowstone travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to West Yellowstone takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in August; daily highs in West Yellowstone reach 75°F and lows reach 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Colorado Springs — 3 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Garden of the Gods and United States Air Force Academy will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Cañon City (Royal Gorge Bridge and Park & River Rafting & Tubing) and The Emporium (in Castle Rock). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and find something for the whole family at Cave of the Winds Mountain Park.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from West Yellowstone to Colorado Springs takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and train. Traveling from West Yellowstone in August, expect Colorado Springs to be somewhat warmer, temps between 83°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Salt Lake City.
Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Adventure
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Salt Lake City — 3 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Rocky Mountain Outfitters and The Tabernacle. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City attractions app.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, things will get a bit warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 92°F and lows about 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.
Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

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 11th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 101°F and lows reach 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Los Angeles — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Hollywood and Disney California Adventure Park. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Downtown Disney District in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Los Angeles trip simple and quick.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 84°F and lows at 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can fly to Page.
Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
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Page — 3 nights

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Attractions like Horseshoe Bend and Nature & Wildlife Tours make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Page: Coyote Buttes (in Big Water), Horseback Riding Tours (in Kanab) and Marble Canyon (Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway & River Rafting & Tubing). Next up on the itinerary: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Page itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Page in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Page, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at North Rim Visitor Center. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 80°F and lows at 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Angel Fire.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Angel Fire — 3 nights

Angel Fire is a village in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States. Kids will appreciate attractions like Turquoise Trout and Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get out of town with these interesting Angel Fire side-trips: Cimarron Canyon State Park (in Eagle Nest), Red River (Goose Lake Trail & Horseback Riding Tours) and Philmont Scout Ranch (in Cimarron). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Angel Fire trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Angel Fire takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Angel Fire reach 71°F and lows reach 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe.
Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife
Side Trips

Santa Fe — 4 nights

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.
Santa Fe is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, appreciate the history behind New Mexico History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Loretto Chapel.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Angel Fire to Santa Fe takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Angel Fire in August, with highs in Santa Fe at 84°F and lows at 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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.

Nebraska travel guide

4.6
Aquariums · History Museums · Shopping
The Cornhusker State
Situated in the heartland of America, Nebraska is home to a large number of small rural communities and masses of farmland. The state's two main cities, Omaha and Lincoln, are abuzz with youthful energy and cultural delights. Your itinerary can include a trip to the cities' museums to learn about the state's past, or tours of the area's important pioneer and Native American sites. The state's central location means that it has been crossed by many trails, but it was the California Gold Rush of 1848-1855 that originally brought large numbers of non-indigenous people to the area. Scenic river valleys offer plenty of opportunities for outdoor vacation activities, while Nebraska's agricultural towns charm visitors with their all-American spirit.

South Dakota travel guide

4.3
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.

North Dakota travel guide

4.6
National Parks · History Museums · Performances
Geographic Center of the North American Continent
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities.

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.

Arizona travel guide

4.4
Canyons · Hiking Trails · Lookouts
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

New Mexico travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Geologic Formations · Historic Walking Areas
Land of Enchantment
New Mexico is a land of distinctive regional cuisine and a thriving art scene, centered around the state's cosmopolitan urban centers. Once a Spanish colony claimed by 16th-century conquistadores, New Mexico remains the home of a large Spanish-speaking population and plenty of historical places to visit. The state also contains many Native American communities, sheltering a traditional way of life irretrievably lost in most other places in the country. With large tracts of sparsely inhabited land, the state is a great vacation destination for those who want to discover one of the world's last truly untamed regions, interspersed by only a few ancient pueblos and centuries-old missionary churches.