50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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Keystone
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Moab
— 4 nights
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Arches National Park
— 3 nights
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 2 nights
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Petrified Forest National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Truckee
— 1 night
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South Lake Tahoe
— 4 nights
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Big Sur
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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El Paso
— 1 night
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Warren
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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 23rd (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and finally see the world from above with Black Hills Helicopters. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery, delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest, and then stop by The Farmer's Daughter.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Keystone road trip app.

Detroit to Keystone is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Detroit to Keystone due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 45°F in Keystone. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Hill City
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Black Hills Helicopters ©
Black Hills Helicopters

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Grinnell Glacier and Virginia Falls. On the 27th (Sun), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's still lots to do: trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, and take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Glacier National Park using our trip planner.

You can fly from Keystone to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Keystone in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Glacier National Park, with lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's still lots to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at Boiling River, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, trek along Mystic Falls Trail, and get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin.

Plan my Yellowstone National Park trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 60°F and lows are around 33°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
Visiting The Narrows and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive will get you outdoors. Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing and cruise along Zion Shuttle.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 36°F, while days are much hotter, around 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get in touch with nature at Arches National Park and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, surround yourself with nature on Deep Desert Expeditions, soar above the sights with Canyonlands Ballooning, and get a taste of the local shopping with Tom Till Gallery.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Moab day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Zion National Park in October since evenings lows in Moab dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Deep Desert Expeditions ©
Deep Desert Expeditions

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
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 Fiery Furnace and Landscape Arch. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Delicate Arch, hike along Double Arch, explore the striking landscape at Double O Arch, and make a trip to Wolfe Ranch.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Arches National Park route planner.

Drive from Moab to Arches National Park in an hour. In October in Arches National Park, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
On the 16th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Devil's Thumb Golf Club, then cross one thing off your bucket list with Ultimate Skydiving Adventures, and then take a memorable drive along South Rim Road.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip planner.

Getting from Arches National Park to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park by car takes about 4 hours. In October in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Delta
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Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©
Ultimate Skydiving Adventures ©
Ultimate Skydiving Adventures

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): trek along Blue Mesa, then stroll through Crystal Forest Trail, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Painted Desert.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Petrified Forest National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Petrified Forest National Park. In October in Petrified Forest National Park, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert
Blue Mesa ©
Blue Mesa
Crystal Forest Trail ©
Crystal Forest Trail

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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 Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Point. On the 21st (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, get great views at Lookout Studio, and take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip website.

Getting from Petrified Forest National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and finally steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works.

Make your Death Valley National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Half Dome. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Truckee.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): get interesting insight from Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor, and then kick back and relax at West End Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Truckee trip planning site.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Truckee in 5.5 hours. October in Truckee sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 26°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, Sand Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks ©
Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks
Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Pope Beach and Baldwin Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Kiva Beach and Tahoe Photographic Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Commons Beach Park (in Tahoe City) and Meeks Bay Beach (in Tahoma). There's lots more to do: stroll through El Dorado Beach, admire the majestic nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Nevada Beach Campground, and relax and rejuvenate at Lake Tahoe Yoga.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

You can drive from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in October, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Nevada Beach Campground, Lake Tahoe Yoga, Commons Beach Park, Wine Tours From Tahoe, Meeks Bay Beach
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Tahoe Photographic Tours ©
Tahoe Photographic Tours
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach
Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, hike along Partington Cove, enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hawthorne Gallery, and finally get great views at Rocky Creek Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): take in the views from Big Creek Bridge, then kick back and relax at Sand Dollar Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Limekiln State Park.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Big Sur trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Big Sur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in November: highs in Big Sur hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Sand Dollar Beach
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Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Sand Dollar Beach ©
Sand Dollar Beach

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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 7th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Big Sur to Redwood National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Big Sur in November: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 59°F, while lows dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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El Paso

El Paso ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Surreal Art Sculpture Garden, Ho Baron, Artist and then play a few rounds at Butterfield Trail Golf Club.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the El Paso attractions website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to El Paso. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Redwood National Park in November, expect nights in El Paso to be about the same, around 44°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 68°F. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Warren.

Things to do in El Paso

Outdoors · Golf
Highlights from your plan
Butterfield Trail Golf Club ©
Butterfield Trail Golf Club

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Warren

Warren
Warren is a city in Macomb County in the U.S. For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Warren online driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from El Paso to Warren with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from El Paso to Warren due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from El Paso in November: highs in Warren hover around 48°F, while lows dip to 34°F. On the 11th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Warren

Nightlife · Museums · Fun & Games

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