13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 2 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— Few hours
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the different shops at 16th Street Mall, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Denver Botanic Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Denver vacation planner.

Colorado Springs to Denver is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can drive from Denver to Jackson Hole in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. In September, Jackson Hole is a bit cooler than Denver - with highs of 23°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Thal Glass Studio ©
Thal Glass Studio
Town Square ©
Town Square

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Jackson Hole - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

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.
On the 22nd (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City road trip planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Salt Lake City to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 17°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at The Neon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In September, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Salt Lake City - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and then trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

few
hours
Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 5.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 32°C and lows reach 13°C. You'll set off for Mesa Verde National Park on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

1
night
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Mesa Verde National Park road trip planning website.

Getting from Monument Valley to Mesa Verde National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, plan for little chillier nights in Mesa Verde National Park, with lows around 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph Point Hike ©
Petroglyph Point Hike

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