52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

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Fort Worth
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Orick
— 1 night
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Springfield
— 1 night
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Portland
— 4 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Durango
— 2 nights
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Fort Worth

— 1 night

Where the West Begins

Advertising itself as the place where the American West begins, Fort Worth stubbornly clings to its cowboy roots, making it a distinctly different town from most other urban centers of its size.
On the 10th (Thu), explore the world behind art at Kimbell Art Museum, contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, and then get outside with North Richland Hills Centre.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Fort Worth trip itinerary app.

Dallas to Fort Worth is an approximately 1-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Fort Worth are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Fort Worth

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
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 15th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, cruise along East Rim Drive, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

Plan my trip to Grand Canyon National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Fort Worth to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fort Worth to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Worth in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (85°F), and nights are much colder (42°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Las Vegas

— 5 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 103°F to lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Parks · Casinos · Shopping

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park) and Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Paley Center for Media, stroll around Beverly Gardens Park, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are cooler (79°F), and nights are little chillier (62°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Healdsburg (Stephen & Walker Winery, Jordan Vineyard & Winery, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Orick.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Orick

— 1 night
Orick is a census-designated place situated on the banks of the Redwood Creek in Humboldt County, California. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, take a memorable drive along Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at California Coastal Trail.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Orick online trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Francisco to Orick. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Orick hover around 63°F and lows are around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Springfield.

Things to do in Orick

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Springfield

— 1 night
Springfield is a city in Lane County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): relax in the rural setting at Johnson Farms, admire the natural beauty at Owen Rose Garden, and then indulge your senses at Cork and Barrel - Tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Springfield trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Orick to Springfield in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Orick in June: highs in Springfield hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Springfield

Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Portland

— 4 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (in Hood River), Pumpkin Ridge Zip Tour (in North Plains) and Cellar Door Wine Tours (in Lafayette). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, trek along Forest Park, and take a memorable excursion with Envi Adventures.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Portland holiday site.

Traveling by car from Springfield to Portland takes 2 hours. Traveling from Springfield in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Portland, with lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Olympic National Park

— 4 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: hike along Hurricane Ridge, take a memorable drive along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive, stroll through Sol Duc Falls, and delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Portland to Olympic National Park. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Portland in July: high temperatures in Olympic National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Seattle. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Olympic National Park in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 79°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums

Glacier National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, relax and float downstream with Glacier Outfitters, stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Glacier National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Yellowstone National Park

— 6 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and hike along Osprey Falls Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online road trip planner.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 73°F and lows about 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Denver

— 2 nights

Mile-High City

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.
Explore Denver's surroundings by going to Colorado Model Railroad Museum (in Greeley), Hidee Gold Mine (in Central City) and A Wanderlust Adventure (in Laporte). The adventure continues: walk around Garden of the Gods, experience the excitement of Carousel of Happiness, whizz through the canopy at The Broadmoor Soaring Adventure, and get outside with Oxotic Supercar Driving Experience.

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

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Denver takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Denver, with highs around 87°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park

— 2 nights
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Many Parks Curve Overlook, then get great views at Forest Canyon Overlook, then cruise along Trail Ridge Road, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at North Inlet Trail.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rocky Mountain National Park road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Rocky Mountain National Park are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Mesa Verde National Park

— 1 night
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Long House, make a trip to Park Point, and then contemplate the long history of Balcony House.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park trip maker tool.

You can fly from Rocky Mountain National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Durango.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Durango

— 2 nights
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
On the 29th (Thu), see Off-Road Tours, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then view the masterpieces at Scenic Aperture Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then shop like a local with Earthen Vessel Gallery, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Durango day trip tool.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Durango in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Durango are 86°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Shopping

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.