8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Phoenix
— 1 day
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Keystone
— 3 nights

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Heard Museum, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then explore the galleries of Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Phoenix trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Phoenix. In August in Phoenix, expect temperatures between 105°F during the day and 83°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

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Art Museum
Heard Museum
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Specialty Museum
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson
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2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail. On your second day here, hike along South Kaibab Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website.

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 80°F and lows reach 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
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Denver

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then walk around Crown Hill Park. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, then explore the galleries of Molly Brown House Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Denver Botanic Gardens.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Denver by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August since evenings lows in Denver dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Mountain
Mount Evans
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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. On the 13th (Thu), go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, examine the collection at National Presidential Wax Museum, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally trek along Presidential Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures.

Make your Keystone itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Denver to Keystone in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Denver in August, with highs in Keystone at 77°F and lows at 51°F. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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