15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
3
Page
— 1 night
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
5
Sedona
— 2 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
7
Boston
— 2 nights

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Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Steamboat Springs tour itinerary planner.

New York City to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Steamboat Springs to be much colder, around 35°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Nature · Parks
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Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls

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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 13th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, and then delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Steamboat Springs to Mesa Verde National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Steamboat Springs in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mesa Verde National Park: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
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Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and then explore the activities along Lake Powell.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Page trip planner.

Drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Page in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In May, Page is somewhat warmer than Mesa Verde National Park - with highs of 79°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell

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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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Mather Point. Explore hidden gems such as Bright Angel Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

Start your trip to Grand Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:
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Helicopter Tours
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 18th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock State Park, steep yourself in history at Montezuma Castle National Monument, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Broken Arrow Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at West Fork Oak Creek Trail, then immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park, and then stroll through Airport Mesa.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Sedona vacation planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 78°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Montezuma Castle National Monument
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
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Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Airport Mesa ©
Airport Mesa

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get some historical perspective at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. You'll get in some beach time at Santa Monica Bay and Huntington Dog Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Newport Beach (in Newport Beach) and Laguna Beach (Main Beach & Crystal Cove). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles route maker website.

You can fly from Sedona to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Sedona to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Huntington Dog Beach, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Santa Monica Bay
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
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Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum ©
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Minute Man National Historical Park and Minuteman National Park - Old North Bridge. Explore hidden gems such as Waterfront and Old North Church & Historic Site. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Adams National Historical Park, stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, steep yourself in history at Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House, and stop by Beacon Hill.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Boston using our trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Boston in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. In May, Boston is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

Concord, Adams National Historical Park
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
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Adams National Historical Park ©
Adams National Historical Park
Minute Man National Historical Park ©
Minute Man National Historical Park
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site

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