45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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45 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rutland
Fly:  11​h
1
Denver
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Santa Fe
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Roswell
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Moab
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Jackson Hole
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
6
Rochester
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
7
Rutland
— 6 nights
End: Rutland

6
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Arapahoe Basin and Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and Holy Ghost Catholic Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide), Many Parks Curve Overlook (in Rocky Mountain National Park) and Photography Tours (in Estes Park). The adventure continues: fly down the slopes at Frisco Adventure Park, get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, glide through natural beauty at Sally Barber Mine Trail, and have fun at Tumble Bubbles.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Denver attractions planner.

Plattsburgh to Denver is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Plattsburgh to Denver due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Plattsburgh in April: highs in Denver hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Aurora, Many Parks Curve Overlook, Sally Barber Mine Trail, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, Horsetooth Mountain Open Space
Highlights from your plan
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space ©
Horsetooth Mountain Open Space

7
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
Get outdoors at Ski Santa Fe and The Low Road From Taos and Santa Fe. Explore hidden gems such as Puye Cliff Dwellings and Bradbury Science Museum. Explore Santa Fe's surroundings by going to Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Angel Fire), El Santuario de Chimayo (in Chimayo) and Taos (Millicent Rogers Museum & La Hacienda del los Martinez). And it doesn't end there: deepen your understanding at Ghost Ranch, admire the masterpieces at New Mexico Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, and take in the exciting artwork at True West Gallery.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe vacation builder site .

Fly from Denver to Santa Fe in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. While traveling from Denver, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Fe, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Roswell.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Taos, Bradbury Science Museum, El Santuario de Chimayo, Ghost Ranch, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Highlights from your plan
The Harrell House Bug Museum ©
The Harrell House Bug Museum
Puye Cliff Dwellings ©
Puye Cliff Dwellings
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

5
nights
Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Step out of the city life by going to Bottomless Lakes State Park and Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. You'll explore and learn at Roswell Museum & Art Center and Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Roswell: Fox Cave (in Glencoe), Lincoln State Monument (in Lincoln) and Fort Stanton Museum (in Fort Stanton). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Hurd-LaRinconada Gallery, take a memorable drive along Singing Road, stroll through Smokey Bear Historical Park, and pause for some photo ops at Free Spirits at Noisy Water.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Roswell trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Roswell takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Fe in April, with highs in Roswell at 79°F and lows at 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lincoln State Monument, Free Spirits at Noisy Water, Singing Road, Fox Cave, Smokey Bear Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Stanton Museum ©
Fort Stanton Museum
Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art ©
Roswell Museum & Art Center ©
Roswell Museum & Art Center

7
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Appreciate the collections at Gallery Moab LCA and Tom Till Gallery. Visiting Off-Road & ATV Trails and Landscape Arch will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace, Windows, & more), Canyonlands National Park (Grand View Point Overlook, Mesa Arch, & more) and Goblin Valley State Park (in Green River). And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Negro Bill Canyon Trail, look for gifts at Gearheads Outdoor Store, and trek along Turret Arch.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Moab itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Roswell to Moab takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Roswell in April: high temperatures in Moab hover around 67°F and lows are around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, Goblin Valley State Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead

6
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Targhee Ski Resort and Aurum Geyser. Explore hidden gems such as Old Faithful Visitor Education Center and Laurance Rockefeller Preserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson Hole: Yellowstone National Park (West Thumb Geyser Basin, Daisy Geyser, & more) and Mesa Falls (in Ashton). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, explore the striking landscape of Jackson Lake Overlook, contemplate the waterfront views at Teton Point Turnout, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole vacation tool .

Getting from Moab to Jackson Hole by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Moab in April: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around 48°F and lows are around 26°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rochester.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton National Park, Mesa Falls, Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls
Rendezvous Mountain ©
Rendezvous Mountain

3
nights
Rochester

Rochester ©
Rochester is a city in the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Minnesota Marine Art Museum and Bily Clocks Museum. Visiting National Eagle Center and Douglas Trail will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rochester: Winona National Bank (in Winona), LARK Toys (in Kellogg) and Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church (in Spillville). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Whitewater State Park, take in the exciting artwork at Lanesboro Arts, and explore the world behind art at Rochester Art Center.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rochester holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Jackson Hole to Rochester takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jackson Hole to Rochester. In May, Rochester is somewhat warmer than Jackson Hole - with highs of 66°F and lows of 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Rutland.

Things to do in Rochester

Wildlife Museums Parks

Side Trips

Spillville, Winona, National Eagle Center, Whitewater State Park, LARK Toys
Highlights from your plan
LARK Toys ©
LARK Toys
Minnesota Marine Art Museum ©
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
Bily Clocks Museum ©
Bily Clocks Museum

6
nights
Rutland

Rutland ©
The city of Rutland is the seat of Rutland County, Vermont, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Killington Resort and Okemo Mountain Resort. Popular historic sites such as Fort Ticonderoga and Billings Farm & Museum are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rutland: Vermont Country Store (in Weston), Quechee (Quechee Gorge & Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center) and Northfield Covered Bridges (in Northfield). Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Mansfield State Forest, admire all the interesting features of Sugarbush Farm, examine the collection at Norman Rockwell Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Eshqua Bog Natural Area.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rutland online driving holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rochester to Rutland. Traveling from Rochester to Rutland, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. May in Rutland sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rutland

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Woodstock, Quechee, Mount Mansfield State Forest, Eshqua Bog Natural Area, Marble Bridge
Highlights from your plan

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