60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Keystone
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New York City
— 5 nights
Train
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Philadelphia
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Train
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nashville
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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Clarksdale
— 1 night
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Natchez
— 1 night
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
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Birmingham
— 1 night
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Nashville
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— Few hours
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Cambria
— 1 night
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Monterey
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
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Beatty
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Springdale
— 2 nights
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Bryce
— 1 night
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Torrey
— 1 night
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
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Page
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Phoenix
— 2 nights
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs) and Custer (Sylvan Lake, Needles Eye Tunnel, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore and take pictures at Iron Mountain Road, go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, and hike along Presidential Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Keystone tour itinerary maker website.

Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read New York City journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to New York City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Keystone to New York City is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Philadelphia

The City of Brotherly Love

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, explore the world behind art at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and finally ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at City Hall Visitor Center, pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, admire the masterpieces at Barnes Foundation, then admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, and finally browse the collection at Free Library of Philadelphia.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Philadelphia online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Philadelphia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Washington DC journey planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Nature · Parks

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Nashville trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks · Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors

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Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Change things up with a short trip to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica (about 46 minutes away). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Graceland, steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, stop by Memphis Music, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pyramid Vodka.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Memphis sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Casinos

Side Trip

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Rock & Blues Museum, then take an in-depth tour of The Delta Blues Museum, and then don't miss a visit to The Crossroad.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Clarksdale online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Clarksdale takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums · Shopping

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Natchez

Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. On the 24th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Stanton Hall, then see the interesting displays at Rosalie Mansion, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Natchez online travel planner.

You can drive from Clarksdale to Natchez in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of car and bus. August in Natchez sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites · Museums

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, wander the streets of Garden District, and don't miss a visit to French Quarter.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Natchez to New Orleans by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Natchez in August, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (32°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (32°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

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Birmingham

Magic City

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Vulcan Park and Museum, don't miss a visit to Alabama Veterans Memorial Park, and then see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Birmingham trip planner.

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Birmingham takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Birmingham hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums · Parks

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Nashville

Music City U.S.A.

See even more of Nashville: have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), take in the history at Lotz House Museum, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and contemplate the long history of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

For photos and other tourist information, read Nashville visit planning tool.

Getting from Birmingham to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Los Angeles

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), admire the striking features of California Plaza.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.
Highlights from your trip

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara and then take a stroll through State Street Underpass.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara road trip site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

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Cambria

Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Nitt Witt Ridge, then cruise along Moonstone Beach Dr, then enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cambria road trip tool.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Cambria by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in September, expect nights in Cambria to be slightly colder, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Cambria

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the activities along Monterey Bay, stop by Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar, then take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cannery Row.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Monterey attractions planner.

Drive from Cambria to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Cambria in September, you will find days in Monterey are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning tool.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, hike along Mariposa Grove, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online tour planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Devils Postpile National Monument, then explore the activities along Convict Lake, and then explore the activities along Lake Mary.

Start your trip to Mammoth Lakes by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mammoth Lakes can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Beatty.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Nature · Parks

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Beatty

Beatty is an unincorporated town along the Amargosa River in Nye County in the U.S. On the 12th (Sun), trek along Daylight Pass, make a trip to Rhyolite, and then see the interesting displays at Goldwell Open Air Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Beatty itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mammoth Lakes to Beatty in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Beatty, with highs around 38°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Beatty

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online travel route builder.

Getting from Beatty to Las Vegas by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Beatty in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Las Vegas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Springdale.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Springdale

Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Worthington Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Springdale travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Springdale takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Springdale. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Springdale are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are colder (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bryce.

Things to do in Springdale

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Bryce

Serving as a gateway to the adjacent Bryce Canyon National Park, the tiny town of Bryce draws outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers all year round.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): hike along Navajo Loop Trail, then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and finally stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce trip maker website.

You can drive from Springdale to Bryce in 2 hours. Traveling from Springdale in September, expect Bryce to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Torrey.

Things to do in Bryce

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Shopping

Side Trip

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Torrey

Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Goosenecks Overlook, make a trip to Fremont Petroglyphs, then trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Fruita Schoolhouse.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Torrey trip builder site.

Drive from Bryce to Torrey in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Torrey

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Moab is known for nature, adventure, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Arches National Park, get interesting insight from Tours, see Off-Road Tours, and grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Moab driving holiday website.

You can drive from Torrey to Moab in 3 hours. Traveling from Torrey in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Moab: highs are around 34°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Far View Sites, explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, then steep yourself in history at Balcony House, and finally explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House.

Start your trip to Mesa Verde National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Moab to Mesa Verde National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mesa Verde National Park when traveling from Moab in September, with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 25th (Sat), look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design, get interesting insight from Tours, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Monument Valley travel route tool.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 13°C in Monument Valley. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

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Page

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.
On the 26th (Sun), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Page trip planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Monument Valley in September since evenings lows in Page dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Parks

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then stroll through Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 29th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Camelback Mountain, and then admire the striking features of David & Gladys Wright House. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Heard Museum, then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and then examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect Phoenix to be warmer, temps between 43°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, admire the striking features of Marston House Museum, and step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Phoenix to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in October: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Beaches

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

On the 4th (Mon), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and finally Head underground at Bronson Caves.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.