14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Abilene
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Amarillo
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Colorado Springs
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Denver
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Crazy Horse
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Rapid City
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Jackson Hole
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Salt Lake City
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Las Vegas
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Phoenix
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El Paso
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Big Bend National Park
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Alpine
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Abilene

— 1 night
Abilene is a city in Taylor and Jones counties in West Texas, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Adamson-Spalding Storybook Garden.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Abilene online trip itinerary builder.

Houston to Abilene is an approximately 6-hour car ride. In July in Abilene, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amarillo.

Things to do in Abilene

Parks
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Amarillo

— 1 night

Yellow Rose of Texas

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cadillac Ranch, U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District and Palo Duro Canyon State Park. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): delve into the distant past at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, make a trip to Cadillac Ranch, and then take a stroll through U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Amarillo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Abilene to Amarillo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Abilene in August, expect Amarillo to be little chillier, temps between 89°F and 65°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Amarillo

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

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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 2nd (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cheyenne Mountain State Park and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs online road trip planner.

You can fly from Amarillo to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amarillo to Colorado Springs is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Amarillo in August: high temperatures in Colorado Springs hover around 83°F and lows are around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Nature
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Denver

— 1 night

Mile-High City

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.
For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver journey planning tool.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 58°F. You'll set off for Crazy Horse on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife
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Crazy Horse

— 1 day
To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Crazy Horse online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Crazy Horse takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Denver in August, things will get slightly colder in Crazy Horse: highs are around 77°F and lows about 51°F. You'll set off for Rapid City on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Crazy Horse

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Rapid City

— 1 night

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Deadwood Visitor Center, Crazy Horse Memorial and Devils Tower National Monument. On the 4th (Wed), appreciate the history behind Crazy Horse Memorial, then get all the information you need at Deadwood Visitor Center, and then explore the striking landscape at Devils Tower National Monument.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rapid City travel planner.

Drive from Crazy Horse to Rapid City in an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Crazy Horse in August, with highs in Rapid City at 83°F and lows at 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can fly to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Rapid City

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

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Jackson Hole

— 2 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rendezvous Mountain as well as Rare Jackson Hole Gallery. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Rare Jackson Hole Gallery, see what you can catch with Jackson National Fish Hatchery, and then take in the awesome beauty at Rendezvous Mountain.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jackson Hole online holiday planner.

You can fly from Rapid City to Jackson Hole in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. In August, Jackson Hole is a bit cooler than Rapid City - with highs of 78°F and lows of 43°F. You will leave for Salt Lake City on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature · Parks
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Salt Lake City

— 1 night

Crossroads of the West

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.
For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Jackson Hole, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 92°F to lows of 67°F. On the 8th (Sun), you're off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games
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Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas attractions planning site.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 101°F and lows reach 77°F. On the 9th (Mon), you're off to Phoenix.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games
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Phoenix

— 1 night
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. On the 10th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Wesley Bolin Memorial Plaza and then stroll through Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area.

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

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Phoenix takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Phoenix when traveling from Las Vegas in August, with lows around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to fly to El Paso.

Things to do in Phoenix

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks · Wildlife
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El Paso

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of UTEP Centennial Museum and Chihuahuan Desert Gardens and then examine the collection at International Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the El Paso trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Phoenix to El Paso in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in August, with highs in El Paso at 93°F and lows at 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in El Paso

Museums
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Big Bend National Park

Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
On the 12th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Cattail Falls Trail.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Big Bend National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from El Paso to Big Bend National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Big Bend National Park are 96°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Alpine.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Nature · Trails · Parks · Outdoors
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Alpine

— 1 night
Alpine is a city in and the county seat of Brewster County, Texas, United States. To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Alpine trip planning site.

You can drive from Big Bend National Park to Alpine in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Big Bend National Park in August, expect Alpine to be a bit cooler, temps between 88°F and 64°F. On the 13th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Alpine

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.