24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Custer
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
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Aspen
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Boise
— 1 day
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Eugene
— 1 day
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Custer

— 2 nights
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
When in Custer, make a side trip to see Rushmore Tramway Adventures in Keystone, approximately Keystone away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Mount Rushmore National Memorial, explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, and admire all the interesting features of Iron Mountain Road.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Custer road trip planner.

Kingsport to Custer is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Kingsport to Custer, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kingsport in July, things will get a bit cooler in Custer: highs are around 80°F and lows about 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Custer

Theme Parks · Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Colorado Springs

— 3 nights
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Denver (Aspire Tours, Molly Brown House Museum, &more) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Cañon City). There's much more to do: walk around Garden of the Gods, admire the masterpieces at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, cruise along Pikes Peak - America's Mountain, and gain insight at United States Air Force Academy.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs day trip planning tool.

Getting from Custer to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Custer, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

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.
To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Aspen tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Aspen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Colorado Springs in July; daily highs in Aspen reach 81°F and lows reach 49°F. You'll set off for Salt Lake City on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Art at the Main Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and then get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City itinerary planning site.

Fly from Aspen to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Aspen in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 95°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 70°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 16th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and hike along Rim Trail.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 84°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Las Vegas

— 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 104°F by day to 81°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

Boise

— 1 day

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Boise, then trek along Boise River Greenbelt, and finally look for gifts at Cravin's Candy Emporium.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Boise online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Boise takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Boise is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Boise hover around 94°F and lows are around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Eugene.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Trails

Eugene

— 1 day
Eugene is a city of the Pacific Northwest located in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, appreciate the views at Willamette Valley, race across the water with Willamette Jetboat Excursions, then learn about winemaking at King Estate Winery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cascades Raptor Center, and finally gain insight at University of Oregon.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Eugene attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Eugene takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Boise in July, expect Eugene to be a bit cooler, temps between 86°F and 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Eugene

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trip

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

For maps and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Eugene to Seattle takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Eugene in July: highs in Seattle hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

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.

Colorado travel guide

4.4
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.