28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Denver
— 3 nights
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
3
Rocksprings
— 1 night
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
6
Cody
— 2 nights
7
Dinosaur
— 1 night
8
Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
9
Arches National Park
— 1 night
10
Grand Junction
— 4 nights

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs) and Colorado Springs (Cheyenne Mountain Zoo & Garden of the Gods). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Denver Botanic Gardens, and look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Denver online vacation planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Denver is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Zurich in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Denver, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Colorado Springs, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
River Rafting & Tubing

2
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Farview Curve Overlook, cruise along Trail Ridge Road, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Alberta Falls.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Rocky Mountain National Park travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rocksprings.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Alberta Falls ©
Alberta Falls
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail

1
night
Rocksprings

Rocksprings ©
Rocksprings is a town in Edwards County, Texas, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rocksprings travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rocky Mountain National Park to Rocksprings. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park to Rocksprings, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rocksprings, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Rocksprings

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area ©
Devil's Sinkhole State Natural Area

3
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, make a trip to Schwabacher Landing, and hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip builder app.

Explore your travel options from Rocksprings to Grand Teton National Park with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Rocksprings, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

8
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Trout Lake Trail.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

2
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, thenstop by Cowtown Candy Company, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, and finally get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum and then cruise along Chief Joseph Hwy.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cody trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Cody reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Dinosaur.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, Chief Joseph Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC ©
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC

1
night
Dinosaur

Dinosaur
Dinosaur is a Statutory Town located in Moffat County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): trek along Jones Hole Trail and then explore and take pictures at Yampa Bench Road.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dinosaur visit planner.

You can drive from Cody to Dinosaur in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Cody in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Dinosaur, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Dinosaur

Outdoors Parks Trails

1
night
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): hike along Pothole Point Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, thenexplore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, and finally get great views at Grand View Point Overlook.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Canyonlands National Park driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Dinosaur to Canyonlands National Park takes 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dinosaur in July; daily highs in Canyonlands National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

1
night
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, thenexplore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

Plan my day in Arches National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park takes 1.5 hours. July in Arches National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

4
nights
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. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Junction: Museum of the Mountain West (in Montrose) and Glenwood Springs (Thermal Spas & River Rafting & Tubing). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Colorado National Monument, take a stroll through Downtown Grand Junction, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa, and learn about winemaking at Whitewater Hill Vineyards.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Junction trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Arches National Park to Grand Junction by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Spas Nature

Side Trips

Colorado, Glenwood Springs, Museum of the Mountain West
Highlights from your plan
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Thermal Spas
River Rafting & Tubing

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