45 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

45 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Los Angeles, United States
— 1 night
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Santa Monica, United States
— Few hours
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Santa Barbara, United States
— Few hours
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Morro Bay, United States
— 1 night
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Big Sur, United States
— Few hours
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Monterey, United States
— 1 night
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Mariposa, United States
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— Few hours
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Truckee, United States
— 1 night
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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Napa, United States
— 1 night
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Oakville, United States
— Few hours
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Redding, United States
— 1 night
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Portland, United States
— 1 night
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Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 1 night
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Kamloops, Canada
— 1 night
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Golden, Canada
— 1 night
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 1 night
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Great Falls, United States
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 2 nights
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Rapid City, United States
— 1 night
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Keystone, United States
— Few hours
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Hot Springs, United States
— Few hours
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Denver, United States
— 1 night
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Vernal, United States
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City, United States
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night
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Page, United States
— 1 night
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Moab, United States
— 1 night
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Cortez, United States
— 1 night
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Mesa Verde National Park, United States
— Few hours
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Albuquerque, United States
— 1 night
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Roswell, United States
— 1 night
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El Paso, United States
— 1 night
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Benson, United States
— 1 night
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Tombstone, United States
— Few hours
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Phoenix, United States
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night
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Kingman, United States
— 1 night
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Las Vegas, United States
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 6 nights

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planning tool.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Brisbane in January, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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Santa Monica, United States

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica road trip website.

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. In January, daytime highs in Santa Monica are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Historic Sites
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Santa Barbara, United States

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
You've now added Stearns Wharf to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in January, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Santa Barbara. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Morro Bay.
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Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

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Morro Bay, United States

Morro Bay
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. Take the guesswork out of planning a Morro Bay vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Morro Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. January in Morro Bay sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Big Sur.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Wineries Outdoors Parks
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Big Sur, United States

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Hearst Castle has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle and then kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Big Sur trip planner.

Traveling by car from Morro Bay to Big Sur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Morro Bay in January, you will find days in Big Sur are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Big Sur

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hearst Castle
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Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

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Monterey, United States

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. 17-Mile Drive has been added to your itinerary. On the 14th (Tue), take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Monterey trip builder tool.

Getting from Big Sur to Monterey by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In January in Monterey, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for Mariposa.

Things to do in Monterey

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

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Mariposa, United States

Mariposa
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mariposa route planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Mariposa takes 3 hours. Traveling from Monterey in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Mariposa, with lows around °C. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Mariposa

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Yosemite National Park, United States

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.
To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mariposa to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Mariposa in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are much colder with lows around °C. You'll set off for Truckee on the 15th (Wed).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Truckee, United States

Truckee
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Truckee online trip maker.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Truckee in 5.5 hours. January in Truckee sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for San Francisco on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Tours
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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, Lombard Street, Chinatown, and other attractions to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Mill Valley to see Muir Woods National Monument about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions app.

Traveling by car from Truckee to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Truckee in January: highs in San Francisco hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Napa, United States

Napa
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
To see where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Napa trip site.

You can drive from San Francisco to Napa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in January since evenings lows in Napa dip to °C. You'll set off for Oakville on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Parks Tours
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Oakville, United States

Oakville ©
Oakville is a census-designated place (CDP) in the of Napa County, northern California.The population was 71 at the 2010 census.The local economy is based on Napa Valley wine production, and Oakville was formally declared a distinct appellation within the Napa Valley AVA in 1993. Opus One Winery has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): do a tasting at Opus One Winery.

Plan trip to Oakville with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Oakville is very close to Napa. In January in Oakville, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Redding.

Things to do in Oakville

Wineries
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Opus One Winery ©
Opus One Winery

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Redding, United States

Redding
Redding, officially the City of Redding, is the county seat of Shasta County, California, in the northern part of the state. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sundial Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): snap pictures at Sundial Bridge.

To plan Redding vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Oakville to Redding by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In January in Redding, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll set off for Portland on the 20th (Mon).
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Portland, United States

Portland
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Redding to Portland takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Redding in January, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. On the 21st (Tue), you're off to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Wineries
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Seattle, United States

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bill Speidel's Underground Tour, The Gum Wall and Boeing Future of Flight. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get behind the scenes at Boeing Future of Flight. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to The Gum Wall, thenwander the streets of Pike Place Market, thenget thoroughly spooked out with Bill Speidel's Underground Tour, and finally make a trip to Space Needle.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary website.

Getting from Portland to Seattle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Boeing Future of Flight
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Bill Speidel's Underground Tour ©
Bill Speidel's Underground Tour
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stanley Park. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll around Stanley Park and then snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip maker website.

Drive from Seattle to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In January in Vancouver, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Kamloops.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks

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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park

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Kamloops, Canada

Kamloops
Frequent host of major sporting events, Kamloops calls itself the "Tournament Capital of Canada." Visitors come to watch curling and skating competitions, as well as fly fishing championships, bike races, and hockey tournaments.
To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Kamloops trip maker.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Kamloops takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. On the 25th (Sat), you're off to Golden.

Things to do in Kamloops

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Golden, Canada

Golden ©
Shining from its nook in the Rocky Mountain Trench, the town of Golden lives up to its name, with memorable scenery at every turn.
To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Golden journey website.

Drive from Kamloops to Golden in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kamloops to Golden due to the time zone difference. In January, daytime highs in Golden are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Golden

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Banff National Park
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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake

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Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Banff National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Take a bus from Golden to Banff National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Golden in January, Banff National Park is little chillier at night with lows of °C. You will leave for Great Falls on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Great Falls, United States

Great Falls
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. To find out how to plan a trip to Great Falls, use our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Banff National Park to Great Falls with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Banff National Park in January, with highs in Great Falls at °C and lows at °C. You'll set off for Yellowstone National Park on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Yellowstone National Park, United States

Yellowstone National Park
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip app.

You can drive from Great Falls to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Great Falls in January, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Rapid City, United States

Rapid City
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Rapid City trip builder site.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Rapid City in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January, expect Rapid City to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Keystone, United States

Keystone
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Keystone vacation planning app.

Keystone is very close to Rapid City. In January, daytime highs in Keystone are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Hot Springs on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Hot Springs, United States

Hot Springs ©
Hot Springs is a city in Fall River County, South Dakota, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Hot Springs trip site.

You can drive from Keystone to Hot Springs in an hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Childrens Museums Museums
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Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs

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Denver, United States

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.
To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hot Springs to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Hot Springs in January, expect Denver to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. You will leave for Vernal on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Vernal, United States

Vernal ©
Vernal, the county seat and largest city in Uintah County is in northeastern Utah, United States, about 175mi east of Salt Lake City and west of the Colorado border. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dinosaur National Monument visitor center. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Dinosaur National Monument visitor center.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vernal online sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Denver to Vernal. When traveling from Denver in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Vernal: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Vernal

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dinosaur National Monument visitor center
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Dinosaur National Monument visitor center ©

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Salt Lake City, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Vernal to Salt Lake City by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Vernal in February, with highs in Salt Lake City at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square

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Bryce Canyon National Park, United States

Bryce Canyon National Park
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in February, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at °C and lows at °C. You'll set off for Page on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Page, United States

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 4th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Page trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Page, with highs around °C, while nights are much warmer with lows around °C. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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Moab, United States

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You've now added Arches National Park to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Moab tour planner.

Getting from Page to Moab by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Page in February; daily highs in Moab reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cortez.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyons of the Ancients National Monument ©

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Cortez, United States

Cortez
As the closest town to a national park known for its archeological dwellings, Cortez sits along ancient trails that native Puebloan tribes have used for millennia.
To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cortez route maker app.

You can drive from Moab to Cortez in 2 hours. Traveling from Moab in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cortez, with lows of °C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Cortez

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Mesa Verde National Park, United States

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.
To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mesa Verde National Park tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Cortez to Mesa Verde National Park in an hour. February in Mesa Verde National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Albuquerque, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): look for gifts at The Candy Lady.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Albuquerque itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Albuquerque takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in February: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Roswell.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Shopping
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The Candy Lady ©
The Candy Lady

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Roswell, United States

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Roswell Museum & Art Center, thencruise along Singing Road, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bottomless Lakes State Park.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Roswell route planner.

You can drive from Albuquerque to Roswell in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. While traveling from Albuquerque, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Roswell, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sun) before leaving for El Paso.

Things to do in Roswell

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Singing Road
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Bottomless Lakes State Park ©
Bottomless Lakes State Park
Tokay Beaded Art ©
Tokay Beaded Art
Roswell Museum & Art Center ©
Roswell Museum & Art Center

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El Paso, United States

El Paso ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Lhakhang and then contemplate the long history of San Jacinto Plaza.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our El Paso route planner.

Traveling by car from Roswell to El Paso takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Roswell in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in El Paso. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Benson.

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Historic Sites Parks
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San Jacinto Plaza

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Benson, United States

Benson
Benson is a city in Cochise County, Arizona, United States, east-southeast of Tucson. To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Benson driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from El Paso to Benson takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In February, daytime highs in Benson are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Tombstone on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Benson

Parks Wineries Museums
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Tombstone, United States

Tombstone
Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tombstone road trip planning website.

Tombstone is just a short distance from Benson. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll set off for Phoenix on the 11th (Tue).

Things to do in Tombstone

Parks Nature Museums
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Phoenix, United States

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Phoenix trip planner.

You can drive from Tombstone to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tombstone in February, with highs in Phoenix at °C and lows at °C. On the 12th (Wed), you're off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Grand Canyon National Park, United States

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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. In February, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Phoenix - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Kingman, United States

Kingman
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kingman trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Kingman in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February; daily highs in Kingman reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kingman

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Las Vegas, United States

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Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with The Strip and try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel planner.

You can drive from Kingman to Las Vegas in 2 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kingman to Las Vegas. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kingman in February since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to °C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Strip
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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. See even more of Los Angeles: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in February: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll set off for home on the 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums

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Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
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La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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