60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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Houston
— 7 nights
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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
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Santa Fe
— 6 nights
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 6 nights
Drive
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Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Coeur d'Alene
— 3 nights
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 7 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
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Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
1892 Bishop's Palace and Moody Mansion will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Battleship Texas State Historic Site. Get out of town with these interesting Houston side-trips: Galveston (1877 Tall Ship Elissa And Texas Seaport Museum, Galveston Water Adventures, &more), George Bush Presidential Library and Museum (in College Station) and Blue Bell Creameries (in Brenham). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Museum Houston, admire the masterpieces at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, contemplate the long history of Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern, and don't miss a visit to Water Wall.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Houston trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Houston. August in Houston sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 77°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Albuquerque.

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Albuquerque

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Felipe de Neri Church, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at ABQ BioPark Zoo, and then examine the collection at The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, then learn more about the world around you at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Petroglyph National Monument.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque travel planner.

You can fly from Houston to Albuquerque in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Albuquerque due to the time zone difference. In August, Albuquerque is little chillier than Houston - with highs of 88°F and lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Santa Fe.

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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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6
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Santa Fe

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Attractions like New Mexico History Museum and San Miguel Chapel make great kid-friendly stops. Get outdoors at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument and River Rafting & Tubing. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Fe: San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church (in Ranchos De Taos), Taos (La Hacienda del los Martinez & Millicent Rogers Museum) and Canyon Trail (in Cochiti Pueblo). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, contemplate the long history of El Rancho de las Golondrinas, explore the world behind art at New Mexico Museum of Art, and take in the pleasant sights at Keshi.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Santa Fe in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Albuquerque in August, expect little chillier with lows of 57°F in Santa Fe. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Moab.

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Delicate Arch and Windows. Visiting Climbing Tours and Island in the Sky will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Mesa Arch (in Canyonlands National Park) and Arches National Park (Landscape Arch & Fiery Furnace). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Wilson's Arch, push the limits with Skydive Moab, enjoy unforgettable views with Canyonlands Ballooning, and head off-road at local off-road trails.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Moab online trip maker.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Santa Fe to Moab in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In August, Moab is somewhat warmer than Santa Fe - with highs of 92°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Salt Lake City.

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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Salt Lake Temple and Big Cottonwood Canyon. Get some historical perspective at The Tabernacle and Golden Spike National Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Rocky Mountain Outfitters (in Midway), Timpanogos Cave National Monument (in American Fork) and Thanksgiving Point (in Lehi). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and see the interesting displays at Hill Aerospace Museum.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Moab to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in September, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Explore hidden gems such as Logan Pass and Grinnell Glacier. Visiting Avalanche Lake and St. Mary Lake will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, trek along Trail of the Cedars, contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park sightseeing planner.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Glacier National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September, Glacier National Park is slightly colder than Salt Lake City - with highs of 70°F and lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Avalanche Lake ©
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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Discover out-of-the-way places like Coeur d'Alene Lake and Timberline Adventures. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tubbs Hill Nature Trails and Farragut State Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, glide through the air with CDA Parasail, and look for all kinds of wild species at English Point Recreation Area.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Coeur d'Alene in 6 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Coeur d'Alene due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, Coeur d'Alene is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Attractions like Ousel Falls Trail and Lone Peak make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as Earthquake Lake and Fishing Charters & Tours. When in West Yellowstone, make a side trip to see Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, approximately Big Sky away. There's lots more to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and kick your exploration up a notch at Yellowstone Aerial Adventures.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone trip planner.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to West Yellowstone in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Coeur d'Alene to West Yellowstone is 1 hour. In September, West Yellowstone is a bit cooler than Coeur d'Alene - with highs of 64°F and lows of 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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Lone Peak ©
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Lone Peak
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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Upper Geyser Basin and Midway Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, look for all kinds of wild species at Gibbon Falls, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of 60°F and lows of 33°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

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Grand Loop Road
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Jackson Hole

The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Visit Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Transfiguration for their historical value. Visiting Grand Teton and Jenny Lake will get you outdoors. Explore Jackson Hole's surroundings by going to Grand Teton National Park (Inspiration Point, Cascade Canyon Trail, &more). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Oxbow Bend, make a trip to Town Square, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rendezvous Mountain, and relax and float downstream with Dave Hansen Whitewater and Scenic River Trips.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip maker app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Denver.

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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Popular historic sites such as Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum and Molly Brown House Museum are in your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and Winter Park Resort. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Frisco Historic Park and Museum (in Frisco), Idaho Springs (Argo Mill and Tunnel & River Rafting & Tubing) and Estes Park (Spas & Images of Rocky Mountain National Park).

Plan trip to Denver with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Jackson Hole to Denver in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in October, with highs in Denver at 67°F and lows at 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

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Spas
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Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Explore hidden gems such as National Museum of World War II Aviation and Skyline Drive. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Royal Gorge Helitours (in Canon City) and Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center (in Divide). There's lots more to do: walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, take in the dramatic scenery at Helen Hunt Falls, and see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In October in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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