57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Drive:  1 h 15 min
1
Ocean City
— 6 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
2
Tucson
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Tombstone
— 5 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
4
Monterey
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Paso Robles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Santa Barbara
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Zion National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  9 h 15 min
9
Buena Vista
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Colorado Springs
— 7 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Philadelphia

6
nights
Ocean City

Ocean City is a city in Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Ocean City side-trips: Cape May (Cape May Olive Oil Company, Cape May City Beaches, &more), Silverball Pinball Museum (in Asbury Park) and Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing (in Old Bridge). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at Cape May County Park & Zoo, take a stroll through Atlantic City Boardwalk, make a trip to Civil Rights Garden, and kick back and relax at Ocean Grove Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ocean City trip planner.

Philadelphia to Ocean City is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. June in Ocean City sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Ocean City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cape May, Atlantic City, Lucy the Elephant, Bury The Hatchet Old Bridge - Axe Throwing, Cape May County Park & Zoo
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 24:
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Boat Tours & Water Sports
Cape May County Park & Zoo ©
Cape May County Park & Zoo
Jersey Shore Alpacas ©
Jersey Shore Alpacas

6
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Take a break from Tucson with a short trip to Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory in Mount Lemmon, about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon, take a memorable drive along Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway, and take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tucson tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Ocean City to Tucson takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ocean City to Tucson, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ocean City in June: high temperatures in Tucson hover around 101°F and lows are around 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Tombstone.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Sahuarita, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 30:
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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Will You Escape? ©
Will You Escape?
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway

5
nights
Tombstone

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tombstone: Benson (Kartchner Caverns State Park & Double R Ranch) and Chiricahua National Monument (in Willcox). And it doesn't end there: take an unorthodox tour of Bird Cage Theatre, stroll the grounds of Boothilll Graveyard, take an in-depth tour of Tombstone's Historama, and look for gifts at Johnny One Dog's Tombstone Sarsaparilla.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Tombstone road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tucson to Tombstone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tucson in June: highs in Tombstone hover around 94°F, while lows dip to 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Tombstone

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bisbee, Benson, Chiricahua National Monument, Fairbank Historic Townsite
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 5:
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Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
O.K. Corral ©
O.K. Corral
Bird Cage Theatre ©
Bird Cage Theatre

4
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Wharf, West Cliff Drive, &more) and Joullian Vineyards & Winery (in Carmel Valley). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, stroll around Dennis the Menace Park, and make a trip to The Shakespeare Society of America.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Monterey trip website.

Getting from Tombstone to Monterey by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tombstone in July, things will get a bit cooler in Monterey: highs are around 69°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Paso Robles.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Carmel Valley, The Shakespeare Society of America
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 10:
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17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Dolphin & Whale Watching

6
nights
Paso Robles

Paso Robles ©
A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cambria (Moonstone Beach, Santa Rosa Catholic Church, &more), San Simeon (Ragged Point Overlook, Hearst Castle, &more) and Montana de Oro State Park (in Los Osos). The adventure continues: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, grab your bike and head to Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail, learn about winemaking at Law Estate Wines, and kick back and relax at Fisherman's Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Paso Robles trip planner.

Getting from Monterey to Paso Robles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Monterey, expect much hotter days and about the same nights in Paso Robles, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

San Simeon, Cambria, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Avila Beach
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 16:
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Moonstone Beach Dr ©
Moonstone Beach Dr
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle

6
nights
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.
Explore Santa Barbara's surroundings by going to Solvang (Rusack Vineyards & Hans Christian Andersen Park), Sanford Winery & Vineyards (in Lompoc) and Santa Maria (Foxen Vineyard & Winery & Rancho Sisquoc Winery). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara, learn about winemaking at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and stroll through El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara vacation planner.

You can drive from Paso Robles to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Paso Robles in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wineries Parks Tours

Side Trips

Solvang, Santa Maria, Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, Sanford Winery & Vineyards
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 22:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo

5
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Zion National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, cruise along Zion Shuttle, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, and hike along The Narrows.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Santa Barbara to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Barbara to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Santa Barbara in July, expect nights in Zion National Park to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 94°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

5
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

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.
Bryce Canyon National Park is known for trails, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Peek-A-Boo Loop, take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, trek along Rim Trail, and cruise along Bryce Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park online route planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 81°F and lows at 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:
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Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

4
nights
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Fairplay (South Park City Museum & Pike National Forest) and Leadville (National Mining Hall of Fame and Museum, Leadville National Fish Hatchery, &more). The adventure continues: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, walk around Buena Vista River Park, take a memorable tour with Tours, and mingle with the ghosts of the past at Vicksburg.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Buena Vista trip planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Buena Vista in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In August, daytime highs in Buena Vista are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Leadville, Fairplay
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 6:
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River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours
Zipline

7
nights
Colorado Springs

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Canon City (Royal Gorge Regional Museum and History Center, Skyline Drive, &more), Cripple Creek (Mollie Kathleen Gold Mine & The Brass Ass Casino) and Victor (Victor Lowell Thomas Museum & Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum). And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manitou Springs Incline.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Buena Vista in August, with highs in Colorado Springs at 83°F and lows at 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Manitou Springs, Canon City, Cripple Creek, Victor, North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 13:
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation

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