47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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47 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  30​min
1
Bryn Mawr
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Petrified Forest National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Mesa Verde National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Monument Valley
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Death Valley National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
10
Atlanta
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Cincinnati
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

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Bryn Mawr

Bryn Mawr ©
Bryn Mawr is a census-designated place (CDP) located across Radnor and Haverford Townships in Delaware County, Pennsylvania and Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, just west of Philadelphia along Lancaster Avenue (US-30) and the border with Delaware County. On the 11th (Thu), make a trip to Harriton House, explore the historical opulence of Grey Towers Castle, then examine the collection at Temple Judea Museum, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Cynwyd Heritage Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden and then take in the pleasant sights at Arboretum at Haverford College.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bryn Mawr trip itinerary builder tool .

Philadelphia to Bryn Mawr is an approximately half hour car ride. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, expect little chillier with lows of 66°F in Bryn Mawr. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Bryn Mawr

Parks Trails Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden, Grey Towers Castle, Cynwyd Heritage Trail, Temple Judea Museum, Arboretum at Haverford College
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Harriton House ©
Harriton House
Grey Towers Castle ©
Grey Towers Castle
Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden ©
Stoneleigh: A Natural Garden

2
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Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
On the 13th (Sat), stroll through Blue Mesa, don't miss a visit to Painted Desert Inn, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Painted Desert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Giant Logs and then identify plant and animal life at Crystal Forest Loop.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Petrified Forest National Park online road trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Bryn Mawr to Petrified Forest National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Bryn Mawr to Petrified Forest National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bryn Mawr in July, Petrified Forest National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks Wildlife Trails
Highlights from your plan
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Giant Logs ©
Giant Logs

3
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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Mesa Verde National Park is known for historic sites, trails, museums, nature, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Long House, contemplate the long history of Cliff Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Far View Sites, and trek along Petroglyph Point Hike.

Start your trip to Mesa Verde National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Petrified Forest National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Petrified Forest National Park in July, you will find days in Mesa Verde National Park are a bit warmer (90°F), and nights are about the same (56°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

3
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Venture out of the city with trips to Mexican Hat (Muley Point Overlook & Valley of the Gods). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Mexican Hat, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Muley Point Overlook ©
Muley Point Overlook

8
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, cruise along Cape Royal, and hike along North Kaibab Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Monument Valley in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
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.
Spend the 29th (Mon) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Observation Point, trek along Angel's Landing, cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 94°F and 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

4
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.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. Spend the 4th (Sun) exploring nature at Fairyland Loop Trail. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

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You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in August: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 77°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

4
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Death Valley National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, historic sites, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Dante's View, admire all the interesting features of Keane Wonder Mine, steep yourself in history at Geologist's Cabin, and explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park online holiday planner .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Death Valley National Park at 98°F and lows at 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 11th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Explore Atlanta's surroundings by going to Ellijay (Build an Ark Animal Rescue & Engelheim Vineyard) and Helen (Bavarian Mountain Miniature Golf & Anna Ruby Falls). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Georgia Aquarium, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and see the interesting displays at World of Coca-Cola.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Atlanta trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Atlanta takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Atlanta, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Helen, Ellijay
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing

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nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting Cincinnati side-trips: Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm (in Georgetown), Claiborne Farm (in Paris) and Portsmouth Floodwall Mural (in Portsmouth). There's much more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of the US Air Force, head outdoors with Dayton Dragons Baseball, walk around Smale Riverfront Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cincinnati online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Cincinnati takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cincinnati when traveling from Atlanta in August, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Fun & Games Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Dayton, Lexington, Newport Southbank Bridge a.k.a. Purple People Bridge, Portsmouth Floodwall Mural, Claiborne Farm
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Claiborne Farm ©
Claiborne Farm
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm ©
Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm

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