14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive:  7​h
1
Los Alamos
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
5
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: Denver

2
nights
Los Alamos

Los Alamos ©
Los Alamos is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States that is recognized as the birthplace of the first atomic bomb––the primary objective of the Manhattan Project by Los Alamos National Laboratory during World War II. Bandelier National Monument has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer and General Leslie Statues and then Head underground at Bandelier National Monument. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Jemez Trail National Scenic Byway, explore the striking landscape at Battleship Rock, and then identify plant and animal life at Los Alamos Nature Center.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Alamos trip planner .

Denver to Los Alamos is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Denver in July: highs in Los Alamos hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Alamos

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Jemez Springs
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Battleship Rock ©
Battleship Rock
Jemez Trail National Scenic Byway ©
Jemez Trail National Scenic Byway

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Yaki Point. Get a sense of the local culture at Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. On the 19th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and take in a show at Hopi House.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder tool .

You can drive from Los Alamos to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Los Alamos in July since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): hike along Timpanogos Cave National Monument, then explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Natural Curiosity, and then don't miss a visit to Park City Main Street Historic District. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Golden Spike National Historic Site.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City takes 8.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 95°F and lows are around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Museum of Natural Curiosity, Park City Main Street Historic District
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Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Museum of Natural Curiosity ©
Museum of Natural Curiosity

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
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 S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Gibbon Falls and Midway Geyser Basin. Spend the 23rd (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs, and hike along Artist Point.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail

2
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Appreciate the collections at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute and Native American Educational and Cultural Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Peter Norbeck Visitors Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Bicycle Sculpture (in Pringle), Insideout (in Hill City) and Custer (Custer State Park, Legion Lake, & more). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and trek along Presidential Trail.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Keystone road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Keystone reach 80°F and lows reach 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Custer, Hill City, Bicycle Sculpture, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, Native American Educational and Cultural Center
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The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
Legion Lake ©
Legion Lake
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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