15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  7 h 30 min
1
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h
2
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Delta
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Estes Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Kansas City
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Robbinsville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Northern Arizona and then explore the fascinating underground world of Lava River Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Coconino National Forest, admire the majestic nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, and then have fun at Flagstaff Extreme.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip planner.

Los Angeles to Flagstaff is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Flagstaff are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are cooler (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave
Coconino National Forest ©
Coconino National Forest
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

1
night
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
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.
On the 3rd (Tue), hike along Double Arch and then explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch, then stroll through Delicate Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, and finally make a trip to Partition Arch.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Arches National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in September; daily highs in Arches National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Delta.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

2
nights
Delta

Delta ©
The City of Delta is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Delta County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the activities along Confluence Park and then play a few rounds at Devil's Thumb Golf Club. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Painted Wall and then explore the stunning scenery at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Delta trip planner.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Delta in 3 hours. In September in Delta, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Delta

Nature Parks Golf

Side Trip

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
Highlights from your plan
Confluence Park ©
Confluence Park
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
Painted Wall ©
Painted Wall

2
nights
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Explore hidden gems such as Peak to Peak Scenic Byway and Lake Estes Marina. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Red Rose Rock Shop & Dick's Rock Museum, view the masterpieces at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and sample the tasty concoctions at Rock Cut Brewing Company.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Estes Park visit planner.

Drive from Delta to Estes Park in 6 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Estes Park can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway
Lake Estes Marina ©
Lake Estes Marina

1
night
Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
On the 10th (Tue), admire the natural beauty at The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden, then see the sky in a new way at The Arvin Gottlieb Planetarium at Union Station, then learn about all things military at National WWI Museum and Memorial, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kansas City trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Estes Park to Kansas City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Estes Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kansas City, with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial
The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden ©
The Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Explore hidden gems such as Lane Motor Museum and Fat Man's Misery. Take a break from Nashville with a short trip to Mammoth Cave in Mammoth Cave National Park, about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: see a show at Grand Ole Opry, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, take in the views from John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, and take in the history at Lotz House Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Nashville trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Kansas City to Nashville takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Nashville, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Robbinsville.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum
John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge ©
John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge

1
night
Robbinsville

Robbinsville ©
Robbinsville is a town in Graham County, North Carolina, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): stop by Fontana General Store.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Robbinsville itinerary planning app.

Getting from Nashville to Robbinsville by car takes about 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Robbinsville. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Nashville in September, with highs in Robbinsville at 80°F and lows at 56°F. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Robbinsville

Shopping

Side Trip

Fontana General Store
Highlights from your plan
Fontana General Store ©
Fontana General Store

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