18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Ocean City
Drive:  12 h 15 min
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Charleston
— 1 night
+3
Fly + Bus + Tram + Bus:  7 h 30 min
2
Waco
— 1 night
Drive:  12 h 45 min
3
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Teec Nos Pos
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
7
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  19 h 15 min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  11 h 30 min
9
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
10
Cawker City
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
11
Saint Louis
— 1 day
Drive:  16 h 15 min
End: Ocean City

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Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 4th (Tue), get a new perspective on nature at The Charleston Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston journey maker website.

Ocean City to Charleston is an approximately 7- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ocean City in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 75°F in Charleston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Waco.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim ©
Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Carleen Bright Arboretum, see the interesting displays at Texas Sports Hall of Fame, then explore the world behind art at Armstrong Browning Library and Museum, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Balcones Distilling.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Waco route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Charleston to Waco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Charleston to Waco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Charleston, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Waco, ranging from highs of 96°F to lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Carleen Bright Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Browning Library and Museum ©
Armstrong Browning Library and Museum
Carleen Bright Arboretum ©
Carleen Bright Arboretum
Texas Sports Hall of Fame ©
Texas Sports Hall of Fame

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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.
To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Santa Fe trip builder site.

Fly from Waco to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Waco in August, with highs in Santa Fe at 84°F and lows at 57°F. You'll set off for Teec Nos Pos on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Teec Nos Pos

Teec Nos Pos ©
You've now added Four Corners Monument to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Four Corners Monument.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Teec Nos Pos online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Teec Nos Pos takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Teec Nos Pos are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.
Highlights from your plan
Four Corners Monument ©
Four Corners Monument

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Lookout Studio, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Teec Nos Pos to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from Teec Nos Pos in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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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 (Mon): admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls, then admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, then Head underground at Boyden Cavern, and finally hike along Big Stump Basin. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree, then don't miss a visit to Tunnel Log, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip builder.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: highs are around 95°F and lows about 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy
Big Stump Basin ©
Big Stump Basin

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then immerse yourself in nature at Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at California Coastal Trail and then trek along Trillium Falls Hike.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Redwood National Park. Expect colder weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Trillium Falls Hike
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Yellowstone National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Redwood National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Redwood National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 70°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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. On the 16th (Sun), walk around Garden of the Gods, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Memorial Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Colorado Springs takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 83°F and lows reach 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cawker City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum
Memorial Park ©
Memorial Park

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Cawker City

Cawker City ©
Cawker City is a city in Mitchell County, Kansas, United States. On the 17th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Wilson Reservoir, State Park And Wildlife Area and then examine the collection at Post Rock Scout Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at World's Largest Czech Egg, then explore the world behind art at Grassroots Art Center, then contemplate the long history of Garden of Eden, and finally make a trip to Bowl Plaza.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Cawker City online route planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Cawker City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Colorado Springs to Cawker City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Cawker City, with lows of 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Cawker City

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Lucas, Post Rock Scout Museum, World's Largest Czech Egg, Wilson Reservoir, State Park And Wildlife Area
Highlights from your plan
Garden of Eden ©
Garden of Eden
Grassroots Art Center ©
Grassroots Art Center
World's Largest Czech Egg ©
World's Largest Czech Egg

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
The Gateway Arch has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch and then examine the collection at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Cawker City to Saint Louis takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum
The Gateway Arch ©
The Gateway Arch

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