60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

60 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Salt Lake City
— 7 nights
Drive
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Page
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Sedona
— 5 nights
Drive
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Phoenix
— 6 nights
Drive
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Tucson
— 6 nights
Shuttle to Phoenix, Fly to Santa Fe
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Santa Fe
— 7 nights
Drive
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive
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Aspen
— 4 nights
Drive
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Breckenridge
— 5 nights
Drive
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Estes Park
— 4 nights
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Salt Lake City

— 7 nights

Crossroads of the West

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to North Forty Escapes (in Oakley), Outlaw Distillery (in Midvale) and Park City (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Jupiter Peak, &more). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Backcountry Snowmobiling, tour the pleasant surroundings at Woodward Park City, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

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Hamburg, Germany to Salt Lake City is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Hamburg to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Hamburg, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Page

— 4 nights

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Page: Marble Canyon (in Marble Canyon), Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (in Kanab) and Coyote Buttes (in Big Water). The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, and admire nature's extreme beauty at Keet Seel Navajo National Monument.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Page vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Salt Lake City to Page in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in February: highs in Page hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park

— 7 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 (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, hike along Hermit Trail, and get great views at Mohave Point.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Page in February, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 11°C and lows at -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Sedona

— 5 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Clarkdale (Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite, Arizona Copper Art Museum, &more), Tonto Natural Bridge State Park (in Payson) and Verde Valley Archaeology Center (in Camp Verde). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February: highs in Sedona hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Phoenix

— 6 nights
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Change things up with these side-trips from Phoenix: Scottsdale (Tom's Thumb Trailhead, Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, &more), Mesa (Commemorative Air Force Museum & Uptown Jungle Fun Park) and Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ (in Gilbert). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, get outside with Outdoor Activities, see Off-Road Tours, and view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix travel app.

You can drive from Sedona to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sedona in February, things will get a bit warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 27°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Tucson

— 6 nights

Old Pueblo

One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tucson: Benson (Double R Ranch & Kartchner Caverns State Park) and Rooster Cogburn Ostrich Ranch (in Picacho). There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac, stroll around Tohono Chul, and see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tucson sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Phoenix to Tucson in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Phoenix in March, with highs in Tucson at 29°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Fe

— 7 nights

City Different

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Santa Fe side-trips: Jemez Mountains (in Jemez Springs), Los Alamos (Tsankawi prehistoic site - bandelier national monument & Pajarito Mountain Ski Area) and Taos Drums (in Ranchos De Taos). There's lots more to do: fly down the slopes at Ski Santa Fe, take in the views from Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, delve into the distant past at Taos Pueblo, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe tour itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Tucson to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Tucson in March, expect Santa Fe to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to fly to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Colorado Springs

— 3 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Colorado Springs: Denver (National Ballpark Museum, Denver Art Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Cheyenne Canon Park, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, and take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon Open Space.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Colorado Springs using our trip planner.

Getting from Santa Fe to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Aspen.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Aspen

— 4 nights

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 19th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Buttermilk Mountain. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: stroll through Aspen Snowmass, fly down the slopes at Aspen Mountain / Ajax, and grab your bike and head to Rio Grande Trail.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Aspen trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Aspen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in March: high temperatures in Aspen hover around 10°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Breckenridge

— 5 nights

Colorado's Kingdom

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Breckenridge: Vail Mountain Resort (in Vail), Beaver Creek Ski Area (in Beaver Creek) and Ski Cooper (in Leadville). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Keystone Ski Area, ski along the peaceful trails at Breckenridge Nordic Center, hit the slopes at Blue River Sports, and don't miss a visit to The O2 Lounge.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Breckenridge trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Aspen to Breckenridge takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Aspen in March, you will find days in Breckenridge are slightly colder (0°C), and nights are about the same (-8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Estes Park

— 4 nights
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.
Explore Estes Park's surroundings by going to Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland), Rocky Mountain National Park (Trail Ridge Road, Hidden Valley Sledding and Tubing Hill, &more) and Flatirons (in Boulder). There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take an exotic tour of Estes Park Guided Tours, shop like a local with Patterson Glassworks Studio & Gallery, and cruise along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Estes Park sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Breckenridge to Estes Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Breckenridge in March, expect nights in Estes Park to be somewhat warmer, around -1°C, while days are much hotter, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Utah travel guide

4.8
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Hiking Trails · Lookouts
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.

New Mexico travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Geologic Formations · Historic Walking Areas
Land of Enchantment
New Mexico is a land of distinctive regional cuisine and a thriving art scene, centered around the state's cosmopolitan urban centers. Once a Spanish colony claimed by 16th-century conquistadores, New Mexico remains the home of a large Spanish-speaking population and plenty of historical places to visit. The state also contains many Native American communities, sheltering a traditional way of life irretrievably lost in most other places in the country. With large tracts of sparsely inhabited land, the state is a great vacation destination for those who want to discover one of the world's last truly untamed regions, interspersed by only a few ancient pueblos and centuries-old missionary churches.

Colorado travel guide

4.3
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.