50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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Arches National Park
— 5 nights
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Chinle
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Zion National Park
— 6 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 8 nights
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Boulder
— 1 day

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Escape the urban bustle at Double O Arch and Arches National Park Scenic Drive. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Broken Arch and Pine Tree Arch. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Arches National Park: Sego Canyon Petroglyphs (in Thompson) and Canyonlands National Park (Great Gallery & Syncline Loop). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Skyline Arch, take in breathtaking views at Westwater Canyon, don't miss a visit to Partition Arch, and take some stellar pictures from Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Arches National Park tour planner.

Duluth to Arches National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Duluth to Arches National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Duluth, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Arches National Park, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Chinle.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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Tunnel Arch ©
Tunnel Arch
Double O Arch ©
Double O Arch
Tower Arch ©
Tower Arch

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Chinle

Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. On the 21st (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Canyon del Muerto, explore the ancient world of Antelope House Ruin, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Chinle trip planner.

Drive from Arches National Park to Chinle in 5 hours. Traveling from Arches National Park in September, things will get little chillier in Chinle: highs are around 79°F and lows about 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chinle

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope House Ruin ©
Antelope House Ruin

6
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Buck Wild Grand Canyon Hummer Tours and East Rim Drive. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, walk around Indian Garden, explore the stunning scenery at Hermit Road, and trek along Hermit Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

Drive from Chinle to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Paragon Skydive ©
Paragon Skydive
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail

4
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Sedona

Sedona ©

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sedona Adventure Tours and Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room. Get in touch with nature at Doe Mountain Trail and Fay Canyon Trail. When in Sedona, make a side trip to see Arizona Copper Art Museum in Clarkdale, approximately Clarkdale away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, learn about winemaking at Page Springs Cellars, take in the dramatic natural features at Snoopy Rock, and hike along Bear Mountain Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona day trip site.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Sedona reach 85°F and lows reach 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Trails

Side Trips

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Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail

4
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Willow Beach. Get some cultural insight at Shelby American Inc and Titanic. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, enjoy some diversion at Las Vegas Shooting Center, and examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Sedona to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Museums · Parks · Casinos

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel and Watchman Trail. Get in touch with nature at Kolob Canyons and The Subway. Get out of town with these interesting Zion National Park side-trips: Zion Helicopters (in Virgin) and Maynard Dixon Living History Museum (in Mount Carmel). Next up on the itinerary: trek along Riverside Walk, contemplate the waterfront views at Taylor Creek, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kanarra Creek, and cruise along Kolob Terrace Road.

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You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for slightly colder days in Zion National Park, with highs around 74°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
East Zion Jeep Tours ©
East Zion Jeep Tours
Kolob Canyons ©
Kolob Canyons
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Explore hidden gems such as Grand Loop Road and Mud Volcano. Get a sense of the local culture at Lone Star Geyser and S Rim Trail. Change things up with a short trip to 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 30 min away). Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, and take in the natural beauty of Beryl Spring.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, taxi, and shuttle. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are much colder (47°F), and nights are little chillier (25°F). On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Trail of the Cedars and Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of the Plains Indian and Garden Wall. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Apikuni Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Goat Lick Overlook, explore the activities along Middle Fork of the Flathead, and take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park online tour planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In October, Glacier National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 56°F and lows of 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Trail of the Cedars ©
Trail of the Cedars
Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park ©
Red Rock Falls, Glacier National Park
Goat Lick Overlook ©
Goat Lick Overlook

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hallett Peak and Mt Ida Trail. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Moraine Park Museum and Eagle Plume Trading Post. Get out of town with these interesting Rocky Mountain National Park side-trips: Lilliput Mini Golf (in Grand Lake) and Columbine Lake Trail (in Fraser). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook, take in the dramatic scenery at Ouzel Falls, hike along Upper Beaver Meadows Trailhead, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Twin Sisters Peaks Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park visit planner.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in October; daily highs in Rocky Mountain National Park reach 69°F and lows reach 39°F. You will leave for Boulder on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

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Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak
Mt Ida Trail ©
Mt Ida Trail

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Boulder

Boulder ©

Berkeley of the Rockies

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
On the 2nd (Mon), sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Avery Brewing Company, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sanitas Brewing Company, LLC.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Boulder day trip app.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Boulder takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boulder

Highlights from your plan
Avery Brewing Company ©
Avery Brewing Company
Beer Tastings & Tours
Sanitas Brewing Company, LLC ©
Sanitas Brewing Company, LLC

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