60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Boise
— 4 nights
Fly
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St. George
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Shuttle to St. George, UT-1275 East Red Hills Parkway, Shuttle to PAge, AZ- Rodeway Inn, Shuttle to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
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Petrified Forest National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Page
— 4 nights
Drive
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Flagstaff
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mesa
— 6 nights
Fly
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San Antonio
— 6 nights
Drive
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Big Bend National Park
— 4 nights
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Guadalupe Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Drive to Midland International Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport

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Boise

— 4 nights

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boise: Lizard Butte (in Marsing), Dedication Point (in Kuna) and Sawtooth Wilderness Area (in Ketchum). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Galena Summit, see the interesting displays at Warhawk Air Museum, stroll through Bogus Basin, and fly down the slopes at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Boise day trip planning site.

Zurich, Switzerland to Boise is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to St. George.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

St. George

— 5 nights
St. Change things up with these side-trips from St. George: Brian Head Resort (in Brian Head), David J West Gallery (in Springdale) and Overton (Mouse's Tank & Valley of Fire State Park). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cedar City Utah Temple, walk around Pioneer Park, and surround yourself with nature on SunSoker Tours.

Plan my trip to St. George with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Boise to St. George in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boise in March, expect St. George to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in St. George

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, then take in breathtaking views at Agua Canyon, then get great views at Inspiration Point, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Fairyland Point, then take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, then hike along Fairyland Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo Loop Trail.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park route builder website.

You can drive from St. George to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from St. George in March, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 11°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park

— 2 nights

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 13th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Sand Dune Arch, hike along Devils Garden Trailhead, then make a trip to Wolfe Ranch, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Delicate Arch. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fiery Furnace, then take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and finally cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park online day trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. In March, Arches National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 19°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Arches National Park in March, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 11°C and lows about -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Canyonlands National Park

— 1 night
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, and then get to know the fascinating history of Monument Basin.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Canyonlands National Park journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Canyonlands National Park takes 5.5 hours. In March, Canyonlands National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 19°C and lows of 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Wed) before leaving for Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Capitol Reef National Park

— 1 night
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll through Chimney Rock Trail. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Hickman Bridge Trail, get outside with Notom Road Scenic Backway, and then explore the stunning scenery at Little Wild Horse Canyon.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Capitol Reef National Park travel route planning tool.

Getting from Canyonlands National Park to Capitol Reef National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Canyonlands National Park in March, things will get a bit cooler in Capitol Reef National Park: highs are around 11°C and lows about -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Zion National Park

— 3 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 19th (Fri) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 20th (Sat) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Emerald Pools and stroll through Angel's Landing.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park online road trip planner.

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Zion National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In March, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Capitol Reef National Park - with highs of 20°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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 25th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, hike along Hermit Trail, and stroll through Rim Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park route maker.

Traveling by shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in March, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 16°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Petrified Forest National Park

— 2 nights
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Agate House, then examine the collection at Rainbow Forest Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Long Logs Loop.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Petrified Forest National Park journey planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Petrified Forest National Park in 4 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Petrified Forest National Park can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Keet Seel Navajo National Monument (in Shonto), Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (in Kanab) and Marble Canyon (Marble Canyon & Northern Arizona Guide Service). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Page visit planner.

Traveling by car from Petrified Forest National Park to Page takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In March, Page is somewhat warmer than Petrified Forest National Park - with highs of 21°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Flagstaff

— 5 nights

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Change things up with these side-trips from Flagstaff: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church (in Cottonwood), Clarkdale (Historic Road - US Route 89A, Arizona Copper Art Museum, &more) and Sedona (Bear Mountain Trail, Cathedral Rock, &more). There's still lots to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Page to Flagstaff in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Page in April: highs in Flagstaff hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mesa.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Mesa

— 6 nights
Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U.S. Explore Mesa's surroundings by going to Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield), Phoenix (Musical Instrument Museum, Off-Road Tours, &more) and Scottsdale (McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Celebration of Fine Art, &more). And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Camelback Mountain, take in the history at Old Adobe Mission, and walk around Usery Mountain Regional Park.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Mesa online trip maker.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Mesa in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Flagstaff in April, things will get much warmer in Mesa: highs are around 34°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Mesa

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

San Antonio

— 6 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Venture out of the city with trips to Austin (University of Texas at Austin, Texas State Capitol, &more) and Fredericksburg (Armadillo's Leap Winery, National Museum of the Pacific War, &more). There's much more to do: go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk, admire the architecture and history at Mission Espada, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Mesa to San Antonio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mesa to San Antonio is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Bend National Park

— 4 nights
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
Big Bend National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chisos Mountains, take a memorable drive along Ross Maxwell Scenic Drive, hike along Ernst Tinaja Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lost Mine Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Big Bend National Park road trip website.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Big Bend National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In April, daytime highs in Big Bend National Park are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Guadalupe Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Guadalupe Mountains National Park

— 2 nights
The eponymous range that fills Guadalupe Mountains National Park creates a magnificent break in the barrenness of the surrounding Chihuahuan Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at McKittrick Canyon, explore the fascinating underground world of Slaughter Canyon Cave, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Hall Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Guadalupe Mountains National Park online travel route builder.

You can drive from Big Bend National Park to Guadalupe Mountains National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Big Bend National Park in April, things will get slightly colder in Guadalupe Mountains National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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.