60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  26​h
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Rapid City
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
3
Keystone
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Rapid City
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  7​h
5
New York City
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
6
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Memphis
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Vicksburg
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Natchez
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
14
Henderson
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
15
Lafayette
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
Lake Charles
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
17
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
18
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
19
Roswell
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
20
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
21
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
22
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
23
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
24
Torrey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
25
Bryce
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
26
Springdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
27
Page
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
28
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
29
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
30
Beatty
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
31
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
32
Mariposa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
33
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
34
San Jose
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
35
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
36
Big Sur
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
37
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
38
Solvang
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
39
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
40
Los Angeles
— Few hours
End: Los Angeles

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San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Japanese Friendship Garden, Fleet Science Center, Hornblower Cruises & Events, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of San Diego Bay Walk, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary maker tool .

Perth, Australia to San Diego is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to San Diego is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Perth in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Tue) before leaving for Rapid City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Old Town San Diego ©
Old Town San Diego

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Rapid City

Rapid City
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rapid City trip app .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Rapid City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in Rapid City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Keystone.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You've added Sylvan Lake, Needles Eye Tunnel, Crazy Horse Memorial, and other attractions to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, stroll through Presidential Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Adams Museum, then contemplate the long history of Adams House, and finally take an in-depth tour of Days of '76 Museum.

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

Keystone is just a short distance from Rapid City. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rapid City in June; daily highs in Keystone reach 26°C and lows reach 10°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rapid City.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

Side Trips

Deadwood, Custer, Black Elk Peak, Crazy Horse Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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Rapid City

Rapid City
To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rapid City online tour itinerary planner .

Rapid City is just a short distance from Keystone. Traveling from Keystone in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Rapid City. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Outdoors Museums

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You've added 9/11 Memorial, American Museum of Natural History, 9/11 Ground Zero Tour, and other attractions to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and World Trade Center's Liberty Park. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rapid City to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Rapid City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Tue) before leaving for Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Food Tours

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary and then make a trip to Wanamaker Organ. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the American Revolution, then enjoy breathtaking views from One Liberty Observation Deck, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Bury The Hatchet Philadelphia - Axe Throwing.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Philadelphia trip builder app .

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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Washington DC

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes National Mall as well as Big Bus Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and National Museum of African American History and Culture. There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get to know the fascinating history of Capitol Hill, admire the masterpieces at Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens, and pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC itinerary planning website .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Mall ©
National Mall

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Beer Tastings & Tours and John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, contemplate the waterfront views at Radnor Lake State Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and take in the views from Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville road trip tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Nashville. In July, daytime highs in Nashville are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Beer Tastings & Tours
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

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Memphis

Memphis ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Southland Park Gaming and Racing. Step out of Memphis with an excursion to Horseshoe Tunica in Tunica--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks, and learn more about the world around you at Pink Palace Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Memphis trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Memphis takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Horseshoe Tunica, Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Stax Museum of American Soul Music

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Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center, view the masterpieces at Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art, get engrossed in the history at The Delta Blues Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Crossroad, and finally steep yourself in history at Hopson Plantation Commissary.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Clarksdale trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Memphis to Clarksdale. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Vicksburg.

Things to do in Clarksdale

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
The Delta Blues Museum ©
The Delta Blues Museum
Emmett Till museum Interpretive Center ©
Hopson Plantation Commissary ©
Hopson Plantation Commissary

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Vicksburg

Vicksburg
Vicksburg is the only city and county seat of Warren County, Mississippi, United States. To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vicksburg holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Clarksdale to Vicksburg with the Route module. In July, daily temperatures in Vicksburg can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll set off for Natchez on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Vicksburg

Parks Historic Sites Museums

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Natchez

Natchez
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Natchez travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from Vicksburg to Natchez takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Natchez can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. On the 13th (Mon), you're off toNew Orleans.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Whitney Plantation and Garden District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Beauvoir (in Biloxi) and Lynn Meadows Discovery Center (in Gulfport). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, walk around New Orleans City Park, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner .

Drive from Natchez to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Natchez in July, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 31°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Lafayette.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Beauvoir, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, Whitney Plantation, Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Henderson

Henderson ©
Henderson is a town in St. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Prehistoric Park and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bayou Teche Brewing.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Henderson trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from New Orleans to Henderson in 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in July: highs in Henderson hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Lafayette.

Things to do in Henderson

Breweries & Distilleries Theme Parks

Side Trip

Bayou Teche Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Bayou Teche Brewing ©
Bayou Teche Brewing
Prehistoric Park ©
Prehistoric Park

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Lafayette

Lafayette ©
Lafayette is a city located along the Vermilion River in southwestern Louisiana. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Le Vieux Village de Poste des Opelousas.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Lafayette trip simple and quick.

Lafayette is just a stone's throw from Henderson. In July, daily temperatures in Lafayette can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Lake Charles.
Highlights from your plan

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Lake Charles

Lake Charles
Lake Charles is a brackish lake located on the Calcasieu River in Southwest Louisiana, United States, situated almost entirely within the Lake Charles city limits. To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake Charles trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Lafayette to Lake Charles takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Antonio.

Things to do in Lake Charles

Parks Museums Outdoors

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
You've added Witte Museum, Battle For Texas: The Experience, GO Rio San Antonio River Cruises, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Natural Bridge Caverns and Mission San Jose. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, don't miss a visit to Main Plaza, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph Catholic Church, and steep yourself in history at The Alamo.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Antonio journey planner .

Getting from Lake Charles to San Antonio by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Lake Charles in July, you will find days in San Antonio are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Tue) before leaving for Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mission Trail ©
Mission Trail
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room and then explore the fascinating underground world of King's Palace.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Antonio to Carlsbad Caverns National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in July, and nighttime lows around 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Wed) before leaving for Roswell.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Big Room ©
Big Room
King's Palace ©
King's Palace

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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Roswell UFO Tours as well as International UFO Museum and Research Center. On the 22nd (Wed), see the interesting displays at International UFO Museum and Research Center, then stop by Alien Zone Area 51, and then get a tailor-made plan with Roswell UFO Tours.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Roswell trip planner .

Traveling by car from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Roswell takes 2.5 hours. In July in Roswell, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Roswell

Tours Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alien Zone Area 51 ©
Alien Zone Area 51

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then make a trip to Santa Fe Plaza, then don't miss a visit to Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Santa Fe fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Roswell to Santa Fe by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Roswell in July; daily highs in Santa Fe reach 36°C and lows reach 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Taos, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Far View Sites, then explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, and then contemplate the long history of Cliff Palace.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park trip planner .

Getting from Santa Fe to Mesa Verde National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House

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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), stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley travel route builder .

Drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley in 4 hours. July in Monument Valley sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch, and finally make a trip to The Overlook Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, hike along Negro Bill Canyon Trail, and then head off-road at local off-road trails.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Moab trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Monument Valley in July: high temperatures in Moab hover around 42°C and lows are around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Torrey.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Corona Arch ©
Corona Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Torrey

Torrey ©
Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Highway 12 Scenic Byway as well as Gifford Homestead. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire all the interesting features of Highway 12 Scenic Byway, then steep yourself in history at Gifford Homestead, and then trek along Chimney Rock Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Torrey trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Moab to Torrey takes 3 hours. In July, Torrey is a bit cooler than Moab - with highs of 32°C and lows of 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for Bryce.

Things to do in Torrey

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Capitol Reef National Park
Highlights from your plan
Gifford Homestead ©
Gifford Homestead

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Bryce

Bryce ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then hike along Rim Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Bryce Amphitheatre.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce trip planner .

You can drive from Torrey to Bryce in 2 hours. In July in Bryce, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Springdale.

Things to do in Bryce

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Bryce Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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Springdale

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 31st (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows, and then take in the exciting artwork at David J West Gallery.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Springdale online itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Bryce to Springdale takes 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce in July, with highs in Springdale at 40°C and lows at 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Page.

Things to do in Springdale

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Zion National Park
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
David J West Gallery ©
David J West Gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Page road trip planning tool .

Do a combination of taxi and shuttle from Springdale to Page in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Springdale in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Page, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): cruise along East Rim Drive.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park tour builder app .

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Page in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
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Powell Point
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Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your list of things to see and do now includes V - The Ultimate Variety Show, Vegas! The Show, The Beatles - Love - Cirque du Soleil, and other attractions. Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Dig This. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy some diversion at Machine Guns Vegas, shop like a local with The Strip, and take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas online road trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Death Valley Junction.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

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Hoover Dam
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Food Tours
Dig This ©
Dig This
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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Beatty

Beatty ©
Beatty is an unincorporated town along the Amargosa River in Nye County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Rhyolite, then take an in-depth tour of Beatty Museum & Historical Society, then examine the collection at Goldwell Open Air Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Daylight Pass.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Beatty sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Beatty takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Beatty when traveling from Las Vegas in August, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Beatty

Museums Outdoors Parks

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Daylight Pass
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Goldwell Open Air Museum
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Rhyolite

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 8th (Sat), walk around Mono Lake County Park, trek along Crystal Lake trail, and then trek along Earthquake Fault.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes attractions planner.

Getting from Death Valley Junction to Mammoth Lakes by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Death Valley Junction, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Mammoth Lakes, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mariposa.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Trails

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Mono Lake County Park
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Mono Lake County Park
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Earthquake Fault

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Mariposa

Mariposa ©
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, trek along Panorama Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Valley View, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally stroll around Mariposa Grove.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Mariposa visit planning site .

Traveling by car from Mammoth Lakes to Mariposa takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August, with highs in Mariposa at 41°C and lows at 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mariposa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
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Yosemite, Tunnel View
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Half Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Twin Peaks. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco journey maker app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mariposa to San Francisco. Traveling from Mariposa in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are cooler, around 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites Nature
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
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Alcatraz Island

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San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Winchester Mystery House as well as Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Jose day trip website .

Drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in San Jose to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Monterey.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites Museums
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Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum ©
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monterey Bay Aquarium. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then appreciate the history behind The Cannery Row Monument, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Monterey day trip planning website .

You can drive from San Jose to Monterey in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from San Jose in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Monterey, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
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San Carlos Cathedral

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pfeiffer State Beach, Bixby Bridge and McWay Falls. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then snap pictures at Bixby Bridge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sur trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Monterey to Big Sur in an hour. Another option is to drive. In August, daily temperatures in Big Sur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge
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McWay Falls

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San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
You've now added Hearst Castle to your itinerary. On the 15th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Hearst Castle and then look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Simeon visit planning app .

Getting from Big Sur to San Simeon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Big Sur in August, plan for warmer days in San Simeon, with highs around 40°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Solvang.

Things to do in San Simeon

Wildlife Parks
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Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal

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Solvang

Solvang ©
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): steep yourself in history at La Purisima State Historical Park, look for gifts at Vinhus, and then take in the history at Old Mission Santa Ines.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Solvang trip planner .

You can drive from San Simeon to Solvang in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Simeon in August: highs in Solvang hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 14°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Solvang

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

La Purisima State Historical Park
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La Purisima State Historical Park ©
La Purisima State Historical Park
Old Mission Santa Ines ©
Old Mission Santa Ines
Vinhus ©
Vinhus

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
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.
On the 16th (Sun), make a trip to Moreton Bay Fig Tree and then get the lay of the land with Ganna Walska Lotusland.

Plan a trip to Santa Barbara easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Solvang to Santa Barbara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Solvang in August: highs in Santa Barbara hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Tours
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Ganna Walska Lotusland
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Moreton Bay Fig Tree

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
For other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles attractions planner.

Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Barbara in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

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