14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: El Reno
Drive:  11 h 15 min
1
Aspen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Gypsum
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Salt Lake City
— 5 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
5
Red River
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
End: El Reno

2
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Buttermilk Mountain as well as Maroon Bells. On the 14th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Buttermilk Mountain, and then hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Aspen trip planner.

El Reno to Aspen is an approximately 6- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from El Reno in July, expect nights in Aspen to be much colder, around 49°F, while days are slightly colder, around 81°F. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gypsum.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Buttermilk Mountain ©
Buttermilk Mountain
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

1
night
Gypsum

Gypsum ©
Gypsum is a home rule municipality in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes White River National Forest. On the 15th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at White River National Forest and then explore the stunning scenery at Glenwood Canyon.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Gypsum vacation planner.

You can drive from Aspen to Gypsum in 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You'll set off for Salt Lake City on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Gypsum

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Side Trip

Colorado
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Glenwood Canyon ©
Glenwood Canyon
White River National Forest ©
White River National Forest

5
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Deer Valley Resort and Antelope Island State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Park City Main Street Historic District in Park City (about 44 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and admire the natural beauty at Temple Square.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Gypsum to Salt Lake City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Gypsum in July, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between 95°F and 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Park City, Antelope Island State Park
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Antelope Island State Park ©
Antelope Island State Park

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.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Hopi House will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: trek along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, and take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 52°F. You will leave for Red River on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

2
nights
Red River

Red River ©
Red River is a resort town in Taos County, New Mexico, United States located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Philmont Scout Ranch. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Trinidad Lake State Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Red River day trip website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Red River in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Red River hover around 74°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Red River

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Philmont Scout Ranch, Trinidad Lake State Park
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Philmont Scout Ranch ©
Philmont Scout Ranch
Trinidad Lake State Park ©
Trinidad Lake State Park

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