32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Park City
— 1 night
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
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Alpine
— 1 night
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Vernal
— 1 night
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Grand Junction
— 1 day
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Santa Rosa
— 1 night
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Leggett
— 1 night
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Crescent City
— 1 night
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
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Florence
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
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Seattle
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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, contemplate the long history of Beehive House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Salt Lake City is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Zurich to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zurich in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Park City.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Park City

— 1 night
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, wander the streets of Park City Main Street Historic District, view the masterpieces at Fatali Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Meyer Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at David Beavis Fine Art.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Park City day trip tool.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Park City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, plan for little chillier nights in Park City, with lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Park City

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas

West Yellowstone

— 1 night
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): stroll through Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and then steep yourself in history at Earthquake Lake.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Park City to West Yellowstone takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Park City in May, with highs in West Yellowstone at 16°C and lows at 0°C. You will leave for Yellowstone National Park on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Upper Geyser Basin, Undine Falls, Morning Glory Pool, and other attractions you added. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Hayden Valley. The adventure continues: stroll through S Rim Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the dramatic scenery at Tower Fall, and trek along Fountain Paint Pot.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planning app.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Yellowstone National Park can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Grand Teton National Park

— 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, then stroll through Jenny Lake Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, and finally get engrossed in the history at Murie Centre.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park travel route app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, expect Grand Teton National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 18°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Alpine.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Trails

Alpine

— 1 night
Alpine is a town in Lincoln County, Wyoming, United States. To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Alpine trip planner.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Alpine in 1.5 hours. May in Alpine sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 0°C at night. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Vernal.

Things to do in Alpine

Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Vernal

— 1 night
Vernal, the county seat and largest city in Uintah County is in northeastern Utah, United States, about 175mi east of Salt Lake City and west of the Colorado border. Quarry Exhibit Hall has been added to your itinerary. On the 26th (Thu), learn more about the world around you at Quarry Exhibit Hall and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dinosaur National Monument visitor center.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vernal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alpine to Vernal takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Alpine in May; daily highs in Vernal reach 24°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Vernal

Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Grand Junction

— 1 day
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. To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction day trip tool.

Getting from Vernal to Grand Junction by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Grand Junction can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 27th (Fri), you'll travel to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Outdoors · Parks · Wineries · Tours

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Moab trip maker.

Getting from Grand Junction to Moab by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. In May in Moab, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Monument Valley

— 1 night
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip app.

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Monument Valley when traveling from Moab in May, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Page

— 1 night

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon and then take some stellar pictures from Horseshoe Bend.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Page travel route planning website.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Page takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Monument Valley in May, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bright Angel Point, Point Imperial Drive and Cape Royal. Keep things going the next day: hike along Bright Angel Point, cruise along Point Imperial Drive, and then take a memorable drive along Cape Royal.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning site.

Drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Page in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are colder (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Trails

Zion National Park

— 1 night
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Narrows as well as Canyon Overlook Trail. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): trek along Canyon Overlook Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park driving holiday planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 40°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary maker.

Drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zion National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 29°C at night. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Tours · Outdoors · Fun & Games

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 4th (Sat), make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, cruise along Artists Dr, then take in breathtaking views at Golden Canyon, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get a bit cooler in Death Valley National Park: highs are around 43°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at North Dome, explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, make a trip to Ansel Adams Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Tue), examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, kick back and relax at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, then stroll through Friends of Fitzgerald Marine Preserve, and finally admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Rosa

— 1 night

Where Everything Comes Together

Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Jack London State Historic Park, do a tasting at VJB Cellars, then see the interesting displays at Charles M. Schulz Museum, then do a tasting at Gary Farrell Winery, and finally stroll through Safari West.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Rosa attractions planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Santa Rosa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Santa Rosa to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Leggett.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Trails

Side Trips

Leggett

— 1 night
Leggett is a census-designated place in Mendocino County, California. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Sinkyone Wilderness State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Richardson Grove State Park, shop like a local with The Grandfather Tree, then stroll through Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area, and finally cruise along Chandelier Drive-Through Tree.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Leggett day trip website.

You can drive from Santa Rosa to Leggett in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Santa Rosa in June, plan for little chillier days in Leggett, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Crescent City.

Things to do in Leggett

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Crescent City

— 1 night
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. On the 11th (Sat), explore the activities along Point St George Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stout Grove, then immerse yourself in nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, then kick back and relax at Enderts Beach, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Battery Point Lighthouse. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Newton B. Drury Scenic Pkwy and then immerse yourself in nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Crescent City tour planner.

Drive from Leggett to Crescent City in 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Crescent City are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park

— 1 night
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park online journey maker.

You can drive from Crescent City to Crater Lake National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Crescent City in June: highs in Crater Lake National Park hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Florence

— 1 night
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Heceta Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect much colder days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 14th (Tue), immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, visit a coastal fixture at Tillamook Rock Light, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cannon Beach, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Florence to Cannon Beach in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Cannon Beach sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 night
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, take an in-depth tour of Longmire Museum, then admire the sheer force of Narada Falls, then trek along Skyline Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Loop.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cannon Beach to Mount Rainier National Park. Traveling from Cannon Beach in June, expect nights in Mount Rainier National Park to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. On the 16th (Thu), you'll travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Seattle

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then stroll through Alki Beach, and finally steep yourself in history at King Street Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): wander the streets of Pioneer Square and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 16°C. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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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.