9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dallas
1
Dallas
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 15 min
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  7 h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h
5
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Dallas

1
day
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas, then examine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally make a trip to Grassy Knoll.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Dallas travel site .

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dallas. In March, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

The Escape Game Dallas
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Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Sat), meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then get your game on at Battlefield Colorado.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Colorado Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Dallas in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Colorado Springs, with highs around 57°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and finally shop like a local with Art at the Main Gallery.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City road trip tool .

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 38°F in Salt Lake City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and stroll through Curry Village Ice Rink.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Salt Lake City to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in March: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 53°F and lows are around 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): trek along Moab Brand Trails, then grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, and then see Off-Road Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, then take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Courthouse Towers.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Moab trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Moab by combination of car and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March; daily highs in Moab reach 62°F and lows reach 32°F. On the 14th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Off-Road Tours
Courthouse Towers ©
Courthouse Towers

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