59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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59 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
1
Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
5
Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h
6
Zion National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + shuttle:  3​h 15​min
7
Page
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Sedona
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
10
Moab
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Estes Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
13
Medora
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
14
Rapid City
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Newark

4
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Jenny Lake and Jenny Lake Trail. National Museum of Wildlife Art and The Brookover Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Jackson Hole with a short trip to Glacier View Turnout in Moose, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, take in the pleasant sights at Cunningham Cabin, grab your bike and head to Antelope Flats, and explore the striking landscape of String Lake.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole travel route website .

Newark to Jackson Hole is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Jackson Hole due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Newark, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Uncle Tom's Trail and Midway Geyser Basin. Visiting West Thumb Geyser Basin and Yellowstone Lake will get you outdoors. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Horseback Riding Tours in Gardiner--about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: trek along Artist Point, admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, stroll through North Rim Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

3
nights
West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Get outdoors at Horseback Riding Tours and Ousel Falls Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Earthquake Lake and Yellowstone Historic Center. Step out of West Yellowstone to go to Big Sky and see Beehive Basin Trail, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, have some family-friendly fun at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, and look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone road trip website .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in West Yellowstone sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 39°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Big Sky
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Golden Spike National Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah and then hit the slopes at Park City Mountain Resort.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from West Yellowstone to Salt Lake City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in July: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Golden Spike National Historic Site, Park City Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

5
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Iceberg Lake Trail and Grinnell Glacier. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Highline Trail and Avalanche Lake. When in Glacier National Park, make a side trip to see Whitefish Mountain Resort in Whitefish, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Hidden Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook, look for all kinds of wild species at Goat Lick Overlook, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Granite Park Trail.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Salt Lake City to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, expect nights in Glacier National Park to be colder, around 49°F, while days are slightly colder, around 85°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hidden Lake, Whitefish Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Whitefish Mountain Resort ©
Whitefish Mountain Resort

5
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sunset Point and Red Canyon. Escape the urban bustle at Observation Point and Cedar Breaks National Monument. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zion National Park: Bryce Canyon National Park (Navajo Loop Trail & Inspiration Point) and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Springdale). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Emerald Pools, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zion National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Zion National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 94°F and 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, Red Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

4
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get in touch with nature at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Page: Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey) and Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (in Kanab). There's more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam.

To see reviews and tourist information, go to the Page planner .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Page takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, Page is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Page

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, Glen Canyon Dam, Highway 12 Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area

5
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Explore hidden gems such as Lava River Cave and Broken Arrow Trail. Lowell Observatory and Sedona Star Gazing will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sedona: V-Bar-V Heritage Site (in Rimrock), Tonto Natural Bridge State Park (in Payson) and Out of Africa Wildlife Park (in Camp Verde). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Red Rock State Park, admire the masterpieces at West of the Moon Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at West Fork Oak Creek Trail, and hike along Doe Mountain Trail.

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You can drive from Page to Sedona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. When traveling from Page in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Out of Africa Wildlife Park, V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Tonto Natural Bridge State Park
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
V-Bar-V Heritage Site ©
V-Bar-V Heritage Site

5
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Havasu Falls. Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Desert View Watchtower. The adventure continues: get great views at Mather Point, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, cruise along East Rim Drive, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Havasu Falls
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Desert View Watchtower ©
Desert View Watchtower
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step out of the city life by going to Fiery Furnace and Landscape Arch. Let the collections at Gallery Moab LCA and Tom Till Gallery capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Island in the Sky (in Canyonlands National Park), Colorado National Monument (in Fruita) and Arches National Park (Delicate Arch, Windows, & more). There's still lots to do: hike along Negro Bill Canyon Trail, stroll through Double Arch, cruise along Potash Road, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab in 6 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between 97°F and 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Goblin Valley State Park, Colorado National Monument, Island in the Sky
Highlights from your plan
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

1
day
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Estes Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi from Moab to Estes Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Estes Park when traveling from Moab in August, with lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Nature Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Bear Lake
Highlights from your plan
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

4
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Get outdoors at Skyline Drive and Red Rock Canyon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation and Manitou Springs Incline. Step out of Colorado Springs to go to Divide and see Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls, get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop, look for all kinds of wild species at North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center, and browse the exhibits of Manitou Cliff Dwellings.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Estes Park in August, expect nights in Colorado Springs to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are slightly colder, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Medora.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation, Skyline Drive, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
Manitou Springs Incline ©
Manitou Springs Incline

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nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Theodore Roosevelt National Park and Cannonball Concretions Pullout. Take a break from the city and head to South Unit and Oxbow Overlook. When in Medora, make a side trip to see River Bend Overlook in Watford City, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: hike along Caprock-Coulee Trail and take an in-depth tour of Chateau de Mores.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Medora day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Colorado Springs to Medora in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs in August, Medora is little chillier at night with lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rapid City.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Watford City
Highlights from your plan
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
South Unit ©
South Unit
Oxbow Overlook ©
Oxbow Overlook

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nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Escape the urban bustle at Wind Cave National Park and Sylvan Lake. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Storybook Island and Presidential Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Badlands National Park (Panorama Point Overlook, Badlands Wall, & more), Needles Eye Tunnel (in Custer) and Mount Moriah Cemetery (in Deadwood). Pack the 18th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Rushmore Tramway Adventures. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Needles Highway, have some family-friendly fun at Cosmos Mystery Area, and explore and take pictures at Big Thunder Gold Mine.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rapid City road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Medora to Rapid City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Medora in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Rapid City, with lows around 60°F. On the 19th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Keystone, Badlands National Park, Custer, Mount Moriah Cemetery, Wind Cave National Park
Highlights from your plan
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National Park

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