8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Beaver Creek
— Few hours
2
Arches National Park
— 1 night
3
Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
4
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 day
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
6
Zion National Park
— 1 night
7
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night

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Beaver Creek

Beaver Creek ©
On the 21st (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Beaver Creek Chapel and then trek along Beaver Lake Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Beaver Creek online tour itinerary planner.

Denver to Beaver Creek is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Denver in September, plan for little chillier nights in Beaver Creek, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Beaver Creek

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
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Beaver Lake Trail ©
Beaver Lake Trail
Beaver Creek Chapel ©
Beaver Creek Chapel

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night
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): hike along Pine Tree Arch Trail, explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, explore the striking landscape at Pothole Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Tunnel Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Pine Tree Arch.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Arches National Park fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Beaver Creek to Arches National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or fly. In September, Arches National Park is somewhat warmer than Beaver Creek - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch
Tunnel Arch ©
Tunnel Arch
Pine Tree Arch ©
Pine Tree Arch

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night
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
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 23rd (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Orange Cliffs Overlook, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Neck Spring, thentake in breathtaking views at Horseshoe Canyon, and finally take a memorable drive along White Rim Road.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Canyonlands National Park online vacation planner.

Drive from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Canyonlands National Park are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Orange Cliffs Overlook ©
Orange Cliffs Overlook

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day
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
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 24th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Capitol Reef National Park .

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Capitol Reef National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Capitol Reef National Park takes 4 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Canyonlands National Park in September, with highs in Capitol Reef National Park at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

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nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
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 25th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Thor's Hammer, take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Queen Victoria, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer
Wall Street ©
Wall Street
Queen Victoria ©
Queen Victoria

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): get outside with The Subway, thentrek along Kayenta Trail, and then hike along Angel's Landing.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Zion National Park at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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The Subway ©
The Subway
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs ©
Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 27th (Sun), get interesting insight from Canyon Bikes, take in breathtaking views at Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Glenwood Springs driving holiday planner.

Drive from Zion National Park to Glenwood Springs in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, expect nights in Glenwood Springs to be a bit cooler, around °F, while days are much colder, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Outdoors Trails Nature
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Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail ©
Glenwood Canyon Bike Trail
Spas
Canyon Bikes ©
Canyon Bikes

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