7 days in United States Itinerary

7 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Arches National Park
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Albuquerque
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Albuquerque
— 1 night
Fly
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Dallas
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Kepler Cascades, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, make a trip to Petrified Tree, explore the activities along Lehardy's Rapids, then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and finally take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Spokane to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Spokane to Yellowstone National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Spokane in August: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature
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Salt Lake City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore and take pictures at This is the Place Heritage Park and then explore the stunning scenery at City Creek Canyon.

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You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 92°F and lows reach 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites
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Arches National Park

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skyline Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, and finally stroll through Tunnel Arch.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Arches National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. August in Arches National Park sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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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.
On the 26th (Wed), add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, then admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and then trot along with Canyon Trail Rides.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Arches National Park in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 80°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Nightlife
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Albuquerque

Duke City

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 27th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Cibola National Forest, then hike along La Luz Trail, and then explore by horseback at The Stables at Tamaya.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Albuquerque visit planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Albuquerque takes 9 hours. In August, Albuquerque is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 88°F and lows of 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Dallas

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dallas vacation planner.

Getting from Albuquerque to Dallas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in August; daily highs in Dallas reach 96°F and lows reach 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Wildlife · Parks · Nature

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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.