8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Park City
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Park City
— 1 day
Drive:  6 h 15 min
2
Casper
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Rapid City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Fort Collins
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
5
Edwards
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
End: Park City

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Park City

Park City ©
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.
On the 11th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, then view the masterpieces at McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Fatali Gallery, and finally shop like a local with Park City Main Street Historic District.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Park City trip itinerary maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Park City. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Casper.

Things to do in Park City

Shopping Scenic Drive Outdoors
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Park City Main Street Historic District ©
Park City Main Street Historic District
McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery ©
McMillen Fine Art Photography Gallery
Fatali Gallery ©
Fatali Gallery

1
night
Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Ugly Bug Fly Shop, see the interesting displays at Tate Geological Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Morad Park, then steep yourself in history at Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, and finally hike along Platte River Trails.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Casper day trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Park City to Casper with the Route module. August in Casper sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 51°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Casper

Parks Wildlife Museums
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Platte River Trails ©
Platte River Trails
Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site ©
Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site
Tate Geological Museum ©
Tate Geological Museum

3
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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rapid City: Sylvan Lake (in Custer), Badlands National Park (Badlands Wall & Loop Road) and Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Reptile Gardens, visit Downtown Rapid City, take in the exciting artwork at Suzie Cappa Art Center, and pause for some photo ops at Crazy Horse Memorial.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rapid City trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Casper to Rapid City in 4 hours. Traveling from Casper in August, Rapid City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Sylvan Lake, Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens

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night
Fort Collins

Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
On the 16th (Fri), indulge your thirst for a good beer at New Belgium Brewing Company, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then admire the natural beauty at Benson Park Sculpture Garden.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fort Collins tour itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Rapid City to Fort Collins in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Fort Collins sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Edwards.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Benson Park Sculpture Garden
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River Rafting & Tubing
New Belgium Brewing Company ©
New Belgium Brewing Company
Benson Park Sculpture Garden ©
Benson Park Sculpture Garden

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night
Edwards

Edwards ©
Edwards is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Eagle County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stroll around Freedom Park and then have some family-friendly fun at Vail Valley Escape Room.

Discover how to plan a Edwards trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Fort Collins to Edwards in 3 hours. Traveling from Fort Collins in August, things will get little chillier in Edwards: highs are around 81°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Edwards

Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Vail Valley Escape Room
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Freedom Park ©
Freedom Park
Vail Valley Escape Room ©
Vail Valley Escape Room

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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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa, then learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies, and then take a stroll through Downtown Grand Junction.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Grand Junction trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edwards to Grand Junction takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Edwards in August; daily highs in Grand Junction reach 89°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Meadery of the Rockies
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Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

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