60 days in Western US Itinerary

60 days in Western US Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Cody
— 3 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
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Durango
— 3 nights
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Moab
— 5 nights
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Flagstaff
— 6 nights
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Page
— 4 nights
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Zion National Park
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Portland
— 5 nights
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West Glacier
— 6 nights

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yellowstone National Park: Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone). There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour planner.

London, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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Cody

Cody ©

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Beartooth Hwy and Heart Mountain Interpretive Center. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, have some family-friendly fun at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Cody trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Cody reach 24°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town

4
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to River Rafting & Tubing and United States Air Force Academy. Go for a jaunt from Colorado Springs to Denver to see Denver Botanic Gardens about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, stroll around Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs attractions planner.

You can fly from Cody to Colorado Springs in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cody, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
United States Air Force Academy ©
United States Air Force Academy
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

3
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Santa Fe

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Canyon Road and Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument. Step out of Santa Fe with an excursion to Rio Grande Gorge Bridge in Taos--about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, don't miss a visit to Meow Wolf, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Fe online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Santa Fe in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Santa Fe are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
New Mexico History Museum ©
New Mexico History Museum

3
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Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cliff Palace and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with these side-trips from Durango: Balloon Rides (in Albuquerque), The Anasazi Heritage Center (in Dolores) and Treasure Falls (in Pagosa Springs). There's more to do: make a trip to Historic Downtown Durango.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Durango tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Durango in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Durango when traveling from Santa Fe in September, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Historic Downtown Durango ©
Historic Downtown Durango

5
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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Delicate Arch and Canyonlands National Park. Step out of Moab with an excursion to Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park--about 50 minutes away. On the 24th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. And it doesn't end there: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, identify plant and animal life at Colorado National Monument, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab online journey planner.

You can drive from Durango to Moab in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Durango in September; daily highs in Moab reach 34°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Mather Point and Cathedral Rock. Get out of town with these interesting Flagstaff side-trips: Grand Canyon National Park (Grand Canyon South Rim & Bright Angel Trail), Sedona (Bell Rock, Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), &more) and Bearizona Wildlife Park (in Williams). It doesn't end there: explore the fascinating landscape at Painted Desert and explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Moab to Flagstaff in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Moab in September, things will get slightly colder in Flagstaff: highs are around 26°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Page

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Powell and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Canyon National Park (Bright Angel Point, Cape Royal, &more) and Photography Tours (in Kanab). There's still lots to do: admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook and enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Page trip planning site.

Drive from Flagstaff to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in September, with highs in Page at 35°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Narrows and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Change things up with these side-trips from Zion National Park: Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (in Kanab), Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Springdale) and Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center (in Cedar City). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Angel's Landing, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, and take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park road trip app.

Getting from Page to Zion National Park by combination of shuttle and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Page in October, plan for little chillier nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Observation Point
Observation Point

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Las Vegas

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Valley of Fire State Park. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Las Vegas trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are warmer (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Food Tours
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to San Francisco Bay and Exploratorium. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Tours · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Explore hidden gems such as Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Cannon Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Astoria (Astoria Column & Columbia River Maritime Museum), Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock & Ecola State Park) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, walk around South Park Blocks, stop by Powell's City of Books, and look for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland day trip planning website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Portland to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to West Glacier.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Going-to-the-Sun Road and Avalanche Lake. Get out of town with these interesting West Glacier side-trips: Glacier National Park (Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Garden Wall, &more). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our West Glacier day trip website.

Fly from Portland to West Glacier in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to West Glacier. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in October: high temperatures in West Glacier hover around 15°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake
River Rafting & Tubing

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