19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
2
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
6
Moab
— 2 nights
7
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
8
Santa Fe
— 1 night

S M T W T F S
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31

1
night
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 11th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Watchman Peak, cruise along Rim Dr, then identify plant and animal life at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint, and finally cruise along Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park driving holiday planner.

Redding to Crater Lake National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Redding in October; daily highs in Crater Lake National Park reach 71°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftcurrent Mountain, then take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, and then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park road trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Crater Lake National Park to Glacier National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Crater Lake National Park to Glacier National Park. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in October: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 56°F and lows are around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Solitary Geyser, trek along North Rim Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in October, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 47°F and lows about 25°F. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 18th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 28°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

2
nights
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.
Bryce Canyon National Park is known for trails, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge.

Make your Bryce Canyon National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 23rd (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's lots more to do: see Off-Road Tours, take a tour by water with Moab Jett, explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, and stop by Gearheads Outdoor Store.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab road trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Moab reach 71°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Corona Arch
Corona Arch

2
nights
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Far View Sites, then explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and finally delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Park Point and then explore the ancient world of Long House.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mesa Verde National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from Moab to Mesa Verde National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 34°F in Mesa Verde National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe

City Different

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 find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe road trip site.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Santa Fe in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Santa Fe, with lows of 41°F. You'll set off for home on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Santa Fe

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Similar plans

41 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Fast-paced 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM FRANCE August, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Yellowstone National Park, Utah & Grand Canyon National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM ISRAEL May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM SERBIA August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 30 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 7 days in Yellowstone National Park BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: September, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM ISRAEL May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 22 days in Yellowstone National Park, Teec Nos Pos & Keystone BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans