43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 5 nights
Drive
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Arches National Park
— 4 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Fly
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Denver
— 5 nights
Fly
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Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Antonio
— 5 nights
Fly
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New Orleans
— 7 nights
Fly
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Memphis
— 6 nights
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Nashville
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Moab

— 5 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Canyonlands National Park (Grand View Point Overlook & Mesa Arch). There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, take in breathtaking views at Canyonlands National Park, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and get a dose of the wild on Deep Desert Expeditions.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Moab trip itinerary maker website.

Las Vegas to Moab is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect Moab to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 22:

Arches National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Arches National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, stroll through Fiery Furnace, and trek along Double Arch.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Arches National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Arches National Park takes an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Arches National Park can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:

Yellowstone National Park

— 6 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Yellowstone National Park: Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton & 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at Boiling River, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and take in the dramatic scenery at Tower Fall.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Getting from Arches National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Arches National Park in October, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 47°F by day to 25°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 26 — Nov 1:

Denver

— 5 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Denver: Colorado Springs (Garden of the Gods & National Museum of World War II Aviation) and Estes Park (Spas & Dancing Pines Distillery). Next up on the itinerary: sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Whiskey Distillery & Cocktail Bar, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, learn insider's secrets on Laws Whiskey House, and steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Denver trip itinerary website.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Denver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November: highs in Denver hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Dallas.

Things to do in Denver

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 6:

Dallas

— 3 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Blase Family Farm (in Rockwall) and Fort Worth (Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District & Texas Bar-B-Q Tour). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, observe the fascinating underwater world at The Dallas World Aquarium, examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and stop by Bishop Arts District.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dallas online vacation maker.

Fly from Denver to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in November, with highs in Dallas at 67°F and lows at 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:

San Antonio

— 5 nights

The Alamo City

As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Antonio: National Museum of the Pacific War (in Fredericksburg), Austin (LBJ Presidential Library, Texas State Capitol, &more) and Garrison Brothers Distillery (in Hye). There's still lots to do: gain some tasty knowledge on Cottonwood Wine Tours, get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, and steep yourself in history at King William Historic District.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Dallas to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Dallas in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Antonio: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 9 — 14:

New Orleans

— 7 nights

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Cabildo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from San Antonio to New Orleans by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Antonio in November, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 62°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Find places to stay Nov 14 — 21:

Memphis

— 6 nights

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Get out of town with these interesting Memphis side-trips: Tina Turner Museum @ Flagg Grove School (in Brownsville), Samuel T Bryant Distillery (in Jackson) and Horseshoe Tunica (in Tunica). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, see the interesting displays at Graceland, learn the secrets of beer at Tastin' 'Round Town, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Memphis trip site.

You can fly from New Orleans to Memphis in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Memphis when traveling from New Orleans in November, with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 27:

Nashville

— 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and then sample the fine beverages at Smith Creek Moonshine.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Nashville are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:

United States travel guide

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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.