11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Glasgow, Scotland
Fly + Drive:  16​h 30​min
1
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Denver
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  13​h 30​min
End: Glasgow, Scotland

3
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum and Hogan Trading Company. On the 4th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. Make the 5th (Sat) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Moab trip maker website .

Glasgow, UK to Moab is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Glasgow to Moab, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Glasgow in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Moab: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Hogan Trading Company ©
Hogan Trading Company
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): hike along Alstrom Point and then hike along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Lake Powell trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Moab to Lake Powell takes 9 hours. Traveling from Moab in October, Lake Powell is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Alstrom Point
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Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point

2
nights
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 8th (Tue): see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., then explore the ancient world of Navajo National Monument, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Monument Valley takes 7 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in October, expect little chillier with lows of 6°C in Monument Valley. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Navajo National Monument, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

2
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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Get some cultural insight at Union Station and Denver Museum of Nature & Science. 16th Street Mall and Molly Brown House Museum will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, stroll through City Park - Denver, stroll the grounds of Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Denver online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and train from Monument Valley to Denver in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
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Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall

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