28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Greenville
— 1 night
2
Salina
— 1 night
3
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
4
Fruita
— Few hours
5
Arches National Park
— 6 nights
6
Canyonlands National Park
— 3 nights
7
Capitol Reef National Park
— 3 nights
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
9
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
10
Grand Junction
— 1 night
11
Goodland
— 1 night
12
Kansas City
— 1 night
13
Terre Haute
— 1 night

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Greenville

Greenville
Greenville is a city in Bond County, Illinois, United States, east of St. For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Greenville route planner.

Mansfield to Greenville is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Greenville are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 8th (Tue), you'll travel to Salina.

Things to do in Greenville

Museums Wineries Shopping

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Salina

Salina
Salina is a city in and the county seat of Saline County, Kansas, United States., the city population was 47,707. To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Salina trip planner.

You can drive from Greenville to Salina in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In September, Salina is somewhat warmer than Greenville - with highs of °F and lows of °F. You will leave for Colorado Springs on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Salina

Museums Shopping Parks

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): walk around Garden of the Gods.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Salina to Colorado Springs in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salina to Colorado Springs. Traveling from Salina in September, things will get slightly colder in Colorado Springs: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Fruita.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Fruita

Fruita ©
The City of Fruita is a Home Rule Municipality located in western Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Colorado National Monument.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Fruita road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Colorado Springs to Fruita with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Fruita can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Fruita

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Colorado National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Double O Arch, Devils Garden Trailhead, Tunnel Arch, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, trek along Windows, and stroll through Double Arch.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Arches National Park visit planner.

Getting from Fruita to Arches National Park by car takes about 2 hours. In September in Arches National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

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

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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.
Step out of Canyonlands National Park to go to Green River and see Goblin Valley State Park, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: take some stellar pictures from Grand View Point Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, take in breathtaking views at The Needles, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pothole Point Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. In September in Canyonlands National Park, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Goblin Valley State Park
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Change things up with these side-trips from Capitol Reef National Park: Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area (in Escalante) and Highway 12 Scenic Byway (in Torrey). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park , tour the pleasant surroundings at The Hickman Bridge Trail, admire the striking features of Fruita Schoolhouse, and get great views at Larb Hollow Overlook.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read Capitol Reef National Park trip planner.

Drive from Canyonlands National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Canyonlands National Park in September, expect Capitol Reef National Park to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area, Highway 12 Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Larb Hollow Overlook ©
Larb Hollow Overlook

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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.
On the next day, look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, thentrek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Bryce Canyon National Park are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. On the 25th (Fri), you'll travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 25th (Fri) exploring nature at The Narrows. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, cruise along Zion Shuttle, explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and stroll through Angel's Landing.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 28th (Mon), you'll travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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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 28th (Mon): do a tasting at Debeque Canyon Winery.

Plan a Grand Junction trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Zion National Park to Grand Junction by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Grand Junction, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Goodland.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palisade
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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Goodland

Goodland ©
Goodland is a city in and the county seat of Sherman County, Kansas, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): make a trip to Mount Sunflower, see the interesting displays at Old Town Museum, and then examine the collection at Kit Carson County Carousel. On your second day here, get advice or help at Buffalo Bill Cultural Center, get engrossed in the history at Prairie Museum of Art & History, thentake an in-depth tour of High Plains Museum, and finally make a trip to Giant Van Gogh Painting.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Goodland trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Grand Junction to Goodland by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In September in Goodland, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Goodland

Museums

Side Trips

Burlington, Buffalo Bill Cultural Center, Mount Sunflower, Prairie Museum of Art & History
Highlights from your plan
Kit Carson County Carousel ©
Kit Carson County Carousel
Old Town Museum ©
Old Town Museum
Prairie Museum of Art & History ©
Prairie Museum of Art & History

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The city meets the Great Plains in Kansas City City, Kansas.
On the 2nd (Fri), cool off at Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City, thenexamine the collection at Cabela's, and then shop like a local with The Legends at Village West. Keep things going the next day: join the crowd at Kansas Speedway and then try to win big at Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kansas City trip planner.

Drive from Goodland to Kansas City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Goodland to Kansas City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Terre Haute.

Things to do in Kansas City

Theme Parks Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City ©
Schlitterbahn Waterpark Kansas City
Kansas Speedway ©
Kansas Speedway
Cabela's ©
Cabela's

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Terre Haute

Terre Haute ©
Terre Haute is a city in and the county seat of Vigo County, Indiana, United States, near the state's western border with Illinois. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): walk around Fowler Park, thenponder the world of politics at Vigo County Courthouse, and then have fun and explore at Terre Haute Childrens Museum.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Terre Haute trip maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kansas City to Terre Haute. Traveling from Kansas City to Terre Haute, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Terre Haute sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Terre Haute

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fowler Park ©
Fowler Park
Terre Haute Childrens Museum ©
Terre Haute Childrens Museum

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