10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  1 h 45 min
1
Sacramento
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h
2
Denver
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h
3
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Del Norte
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
5
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: San Francisco

1
day
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at California State Capitol Museum, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, then stop by Evangeline's, and finally see the interesting displays at Old Sacramento Waterfront.

Find out how to plan Sacramento trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

San Francisco to Sacramento is an approximately 2- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Sacramento are a bit warmer (91°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
California State Capitol Museum ©
California State Capitol Museum
Evangeline's ©
Evangeline's

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see where the action happens at Coors Field, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Coors Brewery, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, and then see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Denver trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sacramento to Denver by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sacramento to Denver. When traveling from Sacramento in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Denver: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Adventure

Side Trips

Coors Brewery, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to River Rafting & Tubing and Cave of the Winds Mountain Park. There's much more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs journey site.

You can take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Other options are to drive; or fly. June in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Del Norte.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks Parks Adventure

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Cave of the Winds Mountain Park, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

1
night
Del Norte

Del Norte ©
The Town of Del Norte is the Statutory Town that is the county seat of Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States. On the 4th (Thu), see a world frozen in time at Summitville Ghost Town, then look for gifts at Haefelis Honey, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Three Barrel Brewing Co.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Del Norte vacation builder website.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Del Norte in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Colorado Springs, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Del Norte, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Del Norte

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Three Barrel Brewing Co ©
Three Barrel Brewing Co
Haefelis Honey ©
Haefelis Honey

1
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.
On the 5th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Capitol Reef National Park .

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Capitol Reef National Park trip itinerary website.

Getting from Del Norte to Capitol Reef National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. While traveling from Del Norte, expect much hotter days and about the same nights in Capitol Reef National Park, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, take in the pleasant sights at Paria View, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In July in Bryce Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): hike along The Narrows.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park online holiday builder.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

Similar Plans

12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 12 days in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Denver BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Colorado Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 60 days in United States & Manila BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans