19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Durango
— 2 nights
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Grand Junction
— 1 night
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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Estes Park
— 1 night
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Denver
— 3 nights

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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try your luck at Casino At The Venetian.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online route planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Las Vegas is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Las Vegas is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, get great views at Inspiration Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 29°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Mather Point, and enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey site.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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. Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, then see Off-Road Tours, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Monument Valley itinerary planning site.

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. In August, Monument Valley is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Durango.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

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Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): trot along with a tour on horseback, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then make a trip to Historic Downtown Durango. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Earthen Vessel Gallery, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then see Off-Road Tours.

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Durango vacation planner.

Drive from Monument Valley to Durango in 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in August, with highs in Durango at 32°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Durango

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Mesa, then do a tasting at Meadery of the Rockies, and then take a stroll through Downtown Grand Junction.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Junction trip planner.

You can drive from Durango to Grand Junction in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Durango in August, things will get a bit warmer in Grand Junction: highs are around 37°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Aspen.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Downtown Grand Junction ©
Downtown Grand Junction
Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at The John Denver Sanctuary, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, and then cruise along Independence Pass.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Aspen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Junction to Aspen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Junction in August: high temperatures in Aspen hover around 29°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then stop by Brownfield's, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Estes Park trip planner.

You can drive from Aspen to Estes Park in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Aspen in August, things will get a bit warmer in Estes Park: highs are around 37°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours
Brownfield's ©
Brownfield's

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Garden of the Gods (in Colorado Springs), River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs) and Avery Brewing Company (in Boulder). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Denver trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Estes Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daytime highs in Denver are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

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