58 days in United States Itinerary

58 days in United States Itinerary

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 2 nights
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
— 1 night
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Canon City
— 1 day
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 2 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Tonto Basin
— 1 night
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Cordes Lakes
— 1 night
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Flagstaff
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Jacob Lake
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
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Canyonlands National Park
— 4 nights
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Arches National Park
— 35 nights

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Bottomless Pit, then explore the striking landscape at Lion's Tail, then explore the striking landscape at Giant Dome, and finally explore the activities along Rattlesnake Springs. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at King's Palace, explore the striking landscape at Hall of The White Giant, then explore the fascinating underground world of Slaughter Canyon Cave, and finally explore the activities along Green Lake.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Carlsbad Caverns National Park route planning app.

Wildwood to Carlsbad Caverns National Park is an approximately 16-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wildwood to Carlsbad Caverns National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Wildwood in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, with highs around 97°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Parks · Nature
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Must see
King's Palace
4.8
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Geologic Formation
Lion's Tail
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Giant Dome
4.8

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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): hike along Mosca Pass Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve trip itinerary planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in July: highs in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

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Canon City

Canon City ©

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Royal Gorge Bridge and Park. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, identify plant and animal life at Royal Gorge Bridge and Park, and then hike along Tunnel Drive.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Canon City online trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Canon City. In July, Canon City is a bit warmer than Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve - with highs of 90°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Transportation
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Winery / Vineyard
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
4.4

1
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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.
You've now added Garden of the Gods to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, then walk around Garden of the Gods, then head outdoors with Adventures Out West, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Pulpit Rock Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Canon City to Colorado Springs takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canon City in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 58°F in Colorado Springs. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Pulpit Rock Park
4.3
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Outdoor Activity
Adventures Out West
4.8

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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.
On the 7th (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Deer Mountain, look for all kinds of wild species at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then explore the striking landscape of Sheep Lakes, then admire the sheer force of Chasm Falls, and finally get great views at Milner Pass.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park planning tool.

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Rocky Mountain National Park sees daily highs of 91°F and lows of 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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National Park
Sheep Lakes
4.3
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Mountain
Deer Mountain
4.9

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): surround yourself with nature on Morrow Point Boat Ride, then take in the awesome beauty at Gunnison Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Warner Point. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Needle Rock and then contemplate the waterfront views at Confluence Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip planner.

Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Confluence Park
4.3

1
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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 10th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Square Tower House, trek along Spruce Canyon Trail, then trek along Soda Canyon Overlook Trail, and finally delve into the distant past at Far View Sites.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park trip planner.

Drive from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Mesa Verde National Park sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Square Tower House
4.7

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): stroll around Sandstone Tours and then trek along Wildcat Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley day trip app.

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 90°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 11th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tonto Basin.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Wildcat Trail
4.7

1
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Tonto Basin

Tonto Basin ©
Tonto Basin is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gila County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Tonto National Forest and then explore the activities along Bartlett Reservoir.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Tonto Basin trip planning site.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Tonto Basin in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Monument Valley in July since evenings lows in Tonto Basin dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Cordes Lakes.

Things to do in Tonto Basin

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Bartlett Reservoir
4.0

1
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Cordes Lakes

Cordes Lakes ©
Cordes Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. On the 13th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Agua Fria National Monument.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cordes Lakes trip planning app.

Getting from Tonto Basin to Cordes Lakes by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July in Cordes Lakes, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 64°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Cordes Lakes

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 14th (Wed), get interesting insight from Arizona Raft Adventures, then get impressive views of San Francisco Peaks, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel of the Holy dove.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Flagstaff trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cordes Lakes to Flagstaff takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cordes Lakes in July, expect Flagstaff to be a bit cooler, temps between 81°F and 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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River Rafting / Tubing
Arizona Raft Adventures
4.8

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Grand Canyon National Park

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.
On the 15th (Thu), take a pleasant ride with Canyon Trail Rides, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jacob Lake.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Canyon
Inner Canyon
5.0
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Canyon
Yavapai Point
4.8
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Architectural Building
Grand Canyon Railway Depot
4.2

1
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Jacob Lake

Jacob Lake
Jacob Lake is a small unincorporated community on the Kaibab Plateau in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, at the junction of U.S. On the 16th (Fri), stop by Jacob Lake Inn Gift Shop and then delve into the lush surroundings at Kaibab National Forest.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Jacob Lake online travel route planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Jacob Lake in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Jacob Lake: highs are around 94°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Jacob Lake

Parks · Shopping · Nature

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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.
On the 17th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Kayenta Trail, hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail, and then hike along Riverside Walk.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park travel itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jacob Lake to Zion National Park. July in Zion National Park sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Riverside Walk
4.4

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Queen Victoria, trek along Rim Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thor's Hammer.

For ratings and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park planner.

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in July: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 81°F and lows are around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Wall Street
4.2
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Geologic Formation
Thor's Hammer
4.5
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Geologic Formation
Queen Victoria
4.2

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Water Pocket Fold and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimney Rock Trail.

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Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July in Capitol Reef National Park, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Water Pocket Fold
4.9

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Shafer Trail and Aztec Butte Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Confluence Overlook Trail and Neck Spring. The adventure continues: hike along Murphy Point Trail, explore the striking landscape at Upheaval Dome, take in breathtaking views at Orange Cliffs Overlook, and take a memorable drive along White Rim Road.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Canyonlands National Park online road trip planner.

Drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in July; daily highs in Canyonlands National Park reach 97°F and lows reach 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Upheaval Dome
4.4
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Lookout
Whale Rock
4.2

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Delicate Arch and Devils Garden Trailhead. Get outdoors at Windows and Sand Dune Arch. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Arches National Park: Sego Canyon Petroglyphs (in Thompson) and Cisco Ghosttown (in Cisco). The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, trek along Double Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Landscape Arch.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park sightseeing planning app.

Getting from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 97°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. On the 27th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Landscape Arch
4.8
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Must see
Double Arch
4.9
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Delicate Arch
4.9

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