10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route planner

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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Keep things going the next day: get a taste of life in the country at Glacier Creek Stables, explore the activities along Bierstadt Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Sky Pond, then take in the dramatic scenery at Alberta Falls, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Sprague Lake.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park day trip planning website.

Chicago to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Rocky Mountain National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Chicago in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Rocky Mountain National Park, with highs around 87°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bierstadt Lake
Bierstadt Lake
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Alberta Falls ©
Alberta Falls

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

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 15th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, take in the dramatic natural features at Windows, explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Skyline Arch, explore the striking landscape at Broken Arch, hike along Devils Garden Trailhead, then take in the dramatic natural features at Pine Tree Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Landscape Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Tunnel Arch.

Make your Arches National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Arches National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in June, expect Arches National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 95°F and 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Queen Victoria, hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, then trek along Rim Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Arches National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Bryce Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Queen Victoria ©
Queen Victoria
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

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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.
On the 18th (Thu), hike along Angel's Landing, trek along Temple of Sinawava Trail, trek along Riverside Walk, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hidden Canyon, and finally grab your bike and head to Pa'rus Trail. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grotto Trail and then get outside with The Subway.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Zion National Park travel route planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, expect Zion National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 94°F and 50°F. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get outside with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, get great views at Maricopa Point, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and finally stroll around Indian Garden.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park visit app.

Getting from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by shuttle takes about 10 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in June, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 85°F and lows at 42°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Maricopa Point ©
Maricopa Point
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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