21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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New Bern
— 2 nights
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Gatlinburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Cave City
— 1 night
Drive
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Camdenton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Gretna
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rapid City
— 1 night
Drive
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Estes Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive
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Moab
— 1 night
Drive
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Hurricane
— 2 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Monterey
— 3 nights

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New Bern

— 2 nights
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. On the 13th (Sun), stroll through Hoop Pole Creek Nature Trail, then admire the majestic nature at Fort Macon State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Hammocks Beach State Park. On your second day here, walk around New Bern Historical Society Civil War Battlefield Park, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, examine the collection at New Bern Fireman's Museum, then steep yourself in history at North Carolina History Center - Tryon Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Birthplace of Pepsi-Cola.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the New Bern driving holiday app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to New Bern. In June, daily temperatures in New Bern can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in New Bern

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Gatlinburg

— 1 night

The Gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): walk around Freenotes Harmony Park, then examine the collection at Titanic Museum Attraction, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, then look for gifts at Thistle Dew!, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gatlinburg trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from New Bern to Gatlinburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. In June, daily temperatures in Gatlinburg can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cave City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Adventure · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Cave City

— 1 night
Originally intended as a resort city to serve the Mammoth Cave attraction, Cave City has taken on a life of its own.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Kentucky Action Park, then examine the collection at Dinosaur World, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Onyx Cave.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cave City trip builder site.

You can drive from Gatlinburg to Cave City in 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. June in Cave City sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Camdenton.

Things to do in Cave City

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Nature

Camdenton

— 2 nights
Camdenton is a city in Camden County, Missouri, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): play a few rounds at Lake Valley Golf & Country Club, then Head underground at Bridal Cave, then relax and rejuvenate at Spa 54 at Old Kinderhook, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Ha Ha Tonka State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): snap pictures at Swinging Bridge, then get some fabulous bargains at Osage Beach Outlet Marketplace, then admire the engineering at Bagnell Dam, and finally stop by Grandma's Candy Kitchen.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Camdenton online day trip planner.

You can drive from Cave City to Camdenton in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Gretna.

Things to do in Camdenton

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gretna

— 2 nights
Gretna is a city in Sarpy County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Schramm Education Center, then examine the collection at Strategic Air Command & Aerospace Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Cellar 426 Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lee G. Simmons Conservation Park and Wildlife Safari, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Family Shrine.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Gretna journey tool.

Drive from Camdenton to Gretna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. June in Gretna sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Gretna

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rapid City

— 1 night

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Big Thunder Gold Mine, then get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens, and finally find something for the whole family at Storybook Island.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Rapid City travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gretna to Rapid City. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gretna to Rapid City. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Gretna in June: high temperatures in Rapid City hover around 78°F and lows are around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Rapid City

Theme Parks · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Estes Park

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Images of Rocky Mountain National Park and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Estes Park day trip tool.

You can fly from Rapid City to Estes Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Rapid City in June, expect nights in Estes Park to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Spas · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Grand Junction

— 1 night
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. On the 25th (Fri), hike along Canyon View Park and then take a stroll through Downtown Grand Junction.

Plan a Grand Junction trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Estes Park to Grand Junction takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 58°F. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Trails

Moab

— 1 night

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Moab day trip planning site.

Drive from Grand Junction to Moab in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In June in Moab, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Hurricane.

Things to do in Moab

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip

Hurricane

— 2 nights
Hurricane is a city in Washington County, Utah and is a part of the St. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor and then get all the equipment you need at Gear Rentals. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with David J West Gallery, trek along Angel's Landing, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Hurricane trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Moab to Hurricane in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hurricane when traveling from Moab in June, with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Hurricane

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 29th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then admire all the interesting features of Artists Dr, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and finally contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park tour planner.

You can drive from Hurricane to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June in Death Valley National Park, expect temperatures between 98°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Monterey

— 3 nights
Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Kids will appreciate attractions like Monterey Bay Aquarium and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's much more to do: cruise along 17-Mile Drive, pause for some photo ops at The Cannery Row Monument, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and stroll through Carmel River State Beach.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Monterey day trip planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Monterey in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, plan for cooler days in Monterey, with highs around 68°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 53°F. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Lake of the Ozarks travel guide

4.2
State Parks · Caves · Factory Outlets