15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Nashville
Drive:  6 h 45 min
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 45 min
3
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
5
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
6
Aspen
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
7
Garden City
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
8
Branson
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Nashville

1
night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
On the 16th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Garvan Woodland Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hot Springs trip planning site.

Nashville to Hot Springs is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also fly. In July in Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 92°F during the day and 72°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garvan Woodland Gardens ©
Garvan Woodland Gardens

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Oklahoma City trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hot Springs to Oklahoma City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Oklahoma City, expect temperatures between 93°F during the day and 71°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame ©
Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santa Fe trip planner.

Fly from Oklahoma City to Santa Fe in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Oklahoma City to Santa Fe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Santa Fe is little chillier than Oklahoma City - with highs of 88°F and lows of 60°F. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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.
Keep things going the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park route builder site.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 52°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Thu) before leaving for Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
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.
To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City takes 8.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Salt Lake City at 95°F and lows at 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Aspen.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort
Canyons Village at Park City ©
Canyons Village at Park City

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.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Aspen trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Aspen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Aspen, ranging from highs of 81°F to lows of 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for Garden City.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
The John Denver Sanctuary
The John Denver Sanctuary

1
night
Garden City

Garden City
Garden City is a city in and the county seat of Finney County, Kansas, United States. For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Garden City day trip planning website.

Drive from Aspen to Garden City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Aspen in July; daily highs in Garden City reach 91°F and lows reach 65°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Branson.

Things to do in Garden City

Parks Theme Parks Museums

2
nights
Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Branson day trip planning app.

Getting from Garden City to Branson by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Branson can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Branson

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Silver Dollar City ©
Silver Dollar City
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery

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