58 days in Continental USA Itinerary

58 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 11 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Keystone
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 10 nights
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Teec Nos Pos
— 2 nights
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Taos
— 3 nights
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Medora
— 3 nights
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Mackinac Island
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Dodge City
— 3 nights
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Independence
— 1 night
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Redwood National Park
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 17th (Fri), take a memorable drive along Old Fall River Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Alluvial Fan, and then admire the sheer force of Alberta Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Emerald Lake Trail, stroll through Cub Lake Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park trip planner.

Lynchburg to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 12-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Lynchburg to Rocky Mountain National Park. Expect slightly colder evenings in Rocky Mountain National Park when traveling from Lynchburg in July, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Alluvial Fan ©
Alluvial Fan

11
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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kids will enjoy Grand Teton and Amphitheater Lake. And it doesn't end there: hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, explore the striking landscape of String Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and stroll through Taggart Lake.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park visit app.

Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Grand Teton National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in July, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 79°F and lows about 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

3
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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.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 39°F. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

4
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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.
Attractions like Glacier Point and Vernal Fall make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 81°F by day to 43°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Fri) before leaving for Keystone.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Rushmore Tramway Adventures and Iron Mountain Road. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Keystone: Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel & Sylvan Lake). Next up on the itinerary: go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, look for gifts at The Farmer's Daughter, and hike along Presidential Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Keystone attractions planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Keystone in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Keystone due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Keystone dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

10
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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.
Kids will enjoy Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, cruise along Cape Royal, hike along North Kaibab Trail, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation maker tool.

You can drive from Keystone to Grand Canyon National Park in 17 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Teec Nos Pos.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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

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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 22nd (Sat): appreciate the history behind Four Corners Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Teec Nos Pos Trading Post and then explore the striking landscape at Shiprock Rock Formation.

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You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Teec Nos Pos in 4 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Teec Nos Pos, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Taos.

Things to do in Teec Nos Pos

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Shiprock Rock Formation ©
Shiprock Rock Formation
Four Corners Monument ©
Four Corners Monument
Teec Nos Pos Trading Post ©
Teec Nos Pos Trading Post

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Taos

Taos ©
Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Taos Pueblo. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): cruise along High Road to Taos, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, then examine the collection at La Hacienda del los Martinez, and finally take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. On your second day here, make a trip to Taos County Courthouse Murals, don't miss a visit to Taos Pueblo, then explore the world behind art at Millicent Rogers Museum, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Taos trip planner.

You can drive from Teec Nos Pos to Taos in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Teec Nos Pos in August, expect nights in Taos to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Taos

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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High Road to Taos ©
High Road to Taos
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo

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Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at South Unit.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Medora holiday planning website.

Getting from Taos to Medora by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 50°F. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Medora

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Prairie Fire Pottery ©
Prairie Fire Pottery

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Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): examine the collection at Liberty Lego Display, take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, then identify plant and animal life at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, then admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park, and finally head off the coast to Eagle Point Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Church, stop by Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then admire all the interesting features of Fort Mackinac, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Anne's Catholic Church.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mackinac Island trip itinerary site.

Do a combination of car, flight, and ferry from Medora to Mackinac Island in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Medora to Mackinac Island. While traveling from Medora, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Mackinac Island, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks · Nature · Tours · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Narrows.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park holiday planning tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Mackinac Island to Zion National Park takes 15 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Mackinac Island in September, expect nights in Zion National Park to be slightly colder, around 48°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 84°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum, contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Trail Tracks, and then hike along Dodge City Trail of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Cattle Feedlot Overlook, steep yourself in history at Fort Dodge, and then examine the collection at The Big Well.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dodge City trip builder website.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Dodge City with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Dodge City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dodge City, with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Independence.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
The Big Well ©
The Big Well
Santa Fe Trail Tracks ©
Santa Fe Trail Tracks

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Independence

Independence ©
Independence is a city in and the county seat of Montgomery County, Kansas, United States. Little House on the Prairie Museum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Safari Zoological Park and then contemplate the long history of Little House on the Prairie Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Independence holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Dodge City to Independence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In September, daytime highs in Independence are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Independence

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Safari Zoological Park ©
Safari Zoological Park
Little House on the Prairie Museum ©
Little House on the Prairie Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. On your second day here, hike along California Coastal Trail and then kick back and relax at Enderts Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park journey maker app.

Explore your travel options from Independence to Redwood National Park with the Route module. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Independence to Redwood National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Independence in September, things will get little chillier in Redwood National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

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