12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Abilene
— 1 night
2
Roswell
— Few hours
3
Albuquerque
— 1 night
4
Durango
— 1 night
5
Rock Springs
— 1 night
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
8
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
9
Abilene
— 1 night

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Abilene

Abilene
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Abilene trip planner.

Corpus Christi to Abilene is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly. August in Abilene sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Roswell on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Abilene

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
On the 27th (Thu), examine the collection at International UFO Museum and Research Center.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Roswell trip planning tool.

Getting from Abilene to Roswell by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Abilene to Roswell is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Roswell when traveling from Abilene in August, with lows around °F. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Roswell

Museums
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International UFO Museum and Research Center ©

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Albuquerque

Albuquerque
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Albuquerque day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Roswell to Albuquerque in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Roswell in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Albuquerque: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. You'll set off for Durango on the 28th (Fri).

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): take a memorable tour with Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Durango trip planner.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Durango takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in August, things will get little chillier in Durango: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Rock Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Tours
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Rock Springs

Rock Springs
Rock Springs is a city in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rock Springs sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Durango to Rock Springs takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. August in Rock Springs sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You will leave for Grand Teton National Park on the 30th (Sun).

Things to do in Rock Springs

Parks Museums Nature
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, and explore and take pictures at Signal Mountain Summit Road.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rock Springs to Grand Teton National Park. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Teton National Park when traveling from Rock Springs in August, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dragon's Mouth Springs.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning app.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
On the 5th (Sat), find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Colorado Springs takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. In September, Colorado Springs is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Abilene.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
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North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop

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Abilene

Abilene ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Jacob's Dream Sculpture.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Abilene online road trip planner.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Abilene in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Abilene. In September, Abilene is somewhat warmer than Colorado Springs - with highs of °F and lows of °F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for home.
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Jacob's Dream Sculpture ©
Jacob's Dream Sculpture

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