22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Raleigh
— 1 day
2
Saint Louis
— 3 nights
3
Wichita
— 3 nights
4
Denver
— 2 nights
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
7
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
8
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights

1
day
Raleigh

Raleigh
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): head outdoors with Capital Area Greenway, then pause for some photo ops at Memorial Bell Tower, and then get your bearings at James B. Hunt Jr. Library.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Raleigh trip itinerary maker site.

Durham to Raleigh is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In October in Raleigh, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Raleigh

Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Capital Area Greenway
Capital Area Greenway
James B. Hunt Jr. Library ©
James B. Hunt Jr. Library
Memorial Bell Tower ©
Memorial Bell Tower

3
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Blues Museum and Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Basilica of Saint Louis King Of France (The Old Cathedral ) and Central West End. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright House in Ebsworth Park, walk around Laumeier Sculpture Park, and make a trip to Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Park.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Saint Louis route builder tool.

You can fly from Raleigh to Saint Louis in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Raleigh to Saint Louis is minus 1 hour. October in Saint Louis sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Wichita.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Blues Museum ©
National Blues Museum
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum

3
nights
Wichita

Wichita ©
Mid-America All-Indian Center and Great Plains Transportation Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Attractions like Kansas Wildlife Exhibit and Arkansas River Trail make great kid-friendly stops.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wichita online route planner.

Fly from Saint Louis to Wichita in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Wichita can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Wichita

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kansas Wildlife Exhibit ©
Kansas Wildlife Exhibit
Great Plains Transportation Museum ©
Great Plains Transportation Museum
Mid-America All-Indian Center
Mid-America All-Indian Center

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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.
On the 12th (Mon), view the masterpieces at American Museum of Western Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church, and then walk around Confluence Park. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House, then see the interesting displays at Museo De Las Americas, and then see the interesting displays at National Ballpark Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver route planner.

Fly from Wichita to Denver in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Wichita to Denver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Denver is slightly colder than Wichita - with highs of 67°F and lows of 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
American Museum of Western Art ©
American Museum of Western Art
National Ballpark Museum ©
National Ballpark Museum

4
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Point Imperial Drive. Discover out-of-the-way places like Powell Point and Yavapai Geology Museum. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Hermit Road, steep yourself in history at Grand Canyon Railway Depot, stroll around Indian Garden, and look for gifts at Tusayan General Store.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Denver to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Denver in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 31°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Tusayan General Store
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Fort Point and Walking tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and Old Cathedral of St. Mary. And it doesn't end there: take in the history at Mission Dolores, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ignatius Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Glide Memorial United Methodist Church, and enjoy breathtaking views from Telegraph Hill.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Fort Point ©
Fort Point
Glide Memorial United Methodist Church ©
Glide Memorial United Methodist Church

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Family-friendly places like Panorama Trail and Cloud's Rest will thrill your kids. Escape the urban bustle at Pothole Dome and May Lake Trailhead. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park tour builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 28°F. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead

3
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.
On the 24th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, then steep yourself in history at Beehive House, and then steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along City Creek Canyon and then walk around Memory Grove Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City journey maker app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Salt Lake City in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 46°F. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Memory Grove Park ©
Memory Grove Park
Beehive House ©
Beehive House
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

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