29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Denver
— 1 night
2
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
3
Moab
— 2 nights
4
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
6
Page
— 3 nights
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
8
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
9
San Francisco
— 7 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then take an in-depth tour of Golden History Museum & Park, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Colorado State Capitol, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver travel itinerary planner.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Denver is an approximately 26-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Dammam to Denver due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Dammam in July; daily highs in Denver reach 36°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Golden History Museum & Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

1
night
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Strawberry Park Hot Springs, get your game on at The Crooked Key, and then admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls.

For photos and other tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Steamboat Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Steamboat Springs is little chillier than Denver - with highs of 32°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Moab.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:
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Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
The Crooked Key ©
The Crooked Key

2
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dead Horse Point State Park and Mesa Arch. Get in touch with nature at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Shafer Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Potash Road and take in the dramatic natural features at Wilson's Arch.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Moab travel route planner.

You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Moab in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and train. In July, Moab is somewhat warmer than Steamboat Springs - with highs of 42°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Canyonlands National Park
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Long House, then contemplate the long history of Balcony House, and then delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Mesa Verde National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in July, expect Mesa Verde National Park to be little chillier, temps between 38°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:
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Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to South Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Lipan Point. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

3
nights
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.
Visiting Rainbow Bridge National Monument and Lone Rock Beach will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Coyote Buttes and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. There's more to do: enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon and see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Page visit planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Water, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Glen Canyon Dam
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument ©

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santa Monica State Beach and Newport Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Santa Monica Pier. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Laguna Beach and see Heisler Park, which is approximately 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay and explore and take pictures at 26-Mile Bike Path.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Page to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Page to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Page in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Heisler Park, Newport Beach
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. Get in touch with nature at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Yosemite Falls. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, stroll through Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and trek along Lembert Dome.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary maker site.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Expect much colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to City Lights Booksellers and Mumm Napafor plenty of shopping. Explore hidden gems such as Muir Woods National Monument and San Francisco Bay. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & V. Sattui Winery) and VJB Cellars (in Kenwood). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Francisco trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Helena, Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument, Mumm Napa, Bad Axe Throwing
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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