58 days in Western US Itinerary

58 days in Western US Itinerary

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58 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Orlando, Florida
Fly:  9​h
1
Cody
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  7​h 30​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  6​h 30​min
4
Lincoln City
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Astoria
— 5 nights
+3
Bus + Tram + Fly + Taxi:  10​h 15​min
6
Sedona
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h
7
Mesa Verde National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Moab
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Breckenridge
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Taos
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Santa Fe
— 8 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Orlando, Florida

4
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Head to Carbon County Art Guild & Depot Gallery and Wayne's Boot Shopfor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center and Cody Dug Up Gun Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Montana Candy Emporium (in Red Lodge) and Meeteese Chocolatier (in Meeteetse). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Plains Indian, explore the world behind art at Whitney Gallery, and learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum.

Plan a Cody trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Orlando to Cody is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to Cody. When traveling from Orlando in June, plan for little chillier days in Cody, with highs around 73°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Red Lodge, Meeteese Chocolatier, Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

6
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Uncle Tom's Trail and Made. Get out of town with these interesting Yellowstone National Park side-trips: Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and Jackson (Town Square & National Museum of Wildlife Art). There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and hike along Artist Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park holiday site .

You can drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. In June, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Cody - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Jackson Hole, Grand Teton
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Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Made ©
Made
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

4
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Garden Wall and Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village. Shop till you drop at The Polebridge Mercantile and Home Ranch Bottoms. Get out of town with these interesting Glacier National Park side-trips: River Rafting & Tubing (in West Glacier) and Willow's HuckleberryLand (in Hungry Horse). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek and take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

Plan my day in Glacier National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 72°F and lows reach 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Shopping Adventure

Side Trips

Polebridge, Willow's HuckleberryLand, River Rafting & Tubing, Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lodgepole Gallery and Tipi Village ©
Home Ranch Bottoms ©
Home Ranch Bottoms

6
nights
Lincoln City

Lincoln City ©
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jennifer Sears Glass Art Studio and The Chocolate Frog. Discover out-of-the-way places like Prehistoric and Tillamook Country Smoker. Get out of town with these interesting Lincoln City side-trips: Lex's Cool Stuff (in Netarts), The Edge Art Gallery (in South Beach) and Florence (Heceta Head Lighthouse & Backstreet Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Alderhouse Glass Blowers, look for gifts at Robert's Bookshop, shop like a local with Rock Your World: Pacific Northwest Gem & Jewelry Gallery, and hunt for treasures at Lincoln City Farmers Market.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lincoln City day trip app .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Glacier National Park to Lincoln City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, train, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to Lincoln City is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in June: highs in Lincoln City hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Lincoln City

Shopping Museums Nature

Side Trips

Florence, Ainslee's Salt Water Taffy, Lex's Cool Stuff, The Edge Art Gallery, Tillamook Country Smoker
Highlights from your plan
Mossy Creek Pottery ©
Mossy Creek Pottery
Lincoln City Glass Center ©
Lincoln City Glass Center
The Edge Art Gallery ©
The Edge Art Gallery

5
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Fusions Gallery and Icefire Glassworks. Shop till you drop at Adelaide's Coffee and Sweet Shoppe and Jack's Country Store. Change things up with these side-trips from Astoria: Haystack Rock (in Cannon Beach), Ilwaco (North Head Lighthouse & Don Nisbett Art Gallery) and Ocean Shores (Sharky's & Ocean Shores Kites). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Columbia River Maritime Museum, appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, look for gifts at The Buzz on Broadway, and get into the urban bustle at Seaside Civic & Convention Center.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Astoria day trip planner.

You can drive from Lincoln City to Astoria in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Astoria, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Astoria

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ocean Shores, Seaside, Ocean Park, Ilwaco, Cannon Beach
Highlights from your plan
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse
Icefire Glassworks ©
Icefire Glassworks
Adelaide's Coffee and Sweet Shoppe ©
Adelaide's Coffee and Sweet Shoppe

6
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll explore and learn at Raku Gallery and Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Walnut Canyon National Monument and Montezuma Castle National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: stop by Kachina House, explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and browse the different shops at Hillside Sedona.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona road trip app .

Getting from Astoria to Sedona by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Astoria to Sedona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Astoria in June: highs in Sedona hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Jerome, Absolute Bikes, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Kachina House ©
Kachina House
Montezuma Castle National Monument ©

5
nights
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Explore hidden gems such as Long House and Hovenweep National Monument. The Anasazi Heritage Center and Spruce Tree House are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Mesa Verde National Park side-trips: Durango (Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, Animas Museum, & more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Balcony House, explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, and stroll through Spruce Canyon Trail.

Plan my day in Mesa Verde National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Mesa Verde National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Sedona in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Mesa Verde National Park, with lows around 56°F. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Durango, Hovenweep National Monument, The Anasazi Heritage Center
Highlights from your plan
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
The Anasazi Heritage Center ©
The Anasazi Heritage Center

5
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum and Museum of Moab will appeal to museum buffs. For shopping fun, head to Back of Beyond Books or Moab Rock Shop. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Sego Canyon Petroglyphs (in Thompson) and Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park). There's still lots to do: look and learn at RedRock Astronomy, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and stop by Sandstone Gallery.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Moab road trip tool .

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Moab by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in July: high temperatures in Moab hover around 97°F and lows are around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum, Delicate Arch, Sego Canyon Petroglyphs
Highlights from your plan
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Moab Rock Shop ©
Moab Rock Shop
Moab Museum ©
Moab Museum

4
nights
Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
For shopping fun, head to Ready Paint Fire! or Blue River Sports. Discover out-of-the-way places like South Park City Museum and Breckenridge Hat Company. Change things up with these side-trips from Breckenridge: Temple Israel (in Leadville) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Buena Vista). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Frisco Historic Park and Museum, stop by Breck Wine and Cheese, tour the pleasant surroundings at High Line Railroad Park, and see the interesting displays at Barney Ford Victorian House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Moab to Breckenridge in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. In July, Breckenridge is much colder than Moab - with highs of 64°F and lows of 47°F. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Taos.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Temple Israel, Frisco Historic Park and Museum, South Park City Museum, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
South Park City Museum ©
South Park City Museum
Frisco Historic Park and Museum ©
Frisco Historic Park and Museum
Barney Ford Victorian House ©
Barney Ford Victorian House

4
nights
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.
Stations of the Cross Shrine and Taos Pueblo will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Millicent Rogers Museum and Rottenstone Pottery capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Taos: Fort Garland Museum (in Fort Garland), Vietnam Veterans Memorial (in Angel Fire) and Wild Bills Ski and Snowboard Shop (in Red River). The adventure continues: take in the exciting artwork at Enchanted Circle Pottery, snap pictures at Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, and look for gifts at Twirl.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Taos trip planning website .

You can drive from Breckenridge to Taos in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Breckenridge in July: highs in Taos hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Taos

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wild Bills Ski and Snowboard Shop, Fort Garland Museum, Stations of the Cross Shrine, Rottenstone Pottery, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Millicent Rogers Museum ©
Millicent Rogers Museum
Enchanted Circle Pottery ©
Enchanted Circle Pottery
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

8
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bradbury Science Museum and Fort Union National Monument. Head to Nedra Matteucci Galleries and Santa Fe Honey Salon & Farm Shopfor some retail therapy. Explore Santa Fe's surroundings by going to Albuquerque Old Town (in Albuquerque), Bandelier National Monument (in Los Alamos) and Chimayo (El Santuario de Chimayo, Santo Nino Chapel, & more). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Puye Cliff Dwellings, examine the collection at Harrell House of Natural Oddities, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and wander the streets of Canyon Road.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe road trip planning tool .

Getting from Taos to Santa Fe by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Taos in July since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Chimayo, Los Alamos, Puye Cliff Dwellings, Fort Union National Monument, Albuquerque Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries
El Santuario de Chimayo ©
El Santuario de Chimayo
Fort Union National Monument ©
Fort Union National Monument

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