60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dandridge
Drive:  9​h 45​min
1
Branson
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Badlands National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Keystone
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Arches National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Canyonlands National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Capitol Reef National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Zion National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
End: Las Vegas

4
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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
Step out of the city life by going to National Tiger Sanctuary and The Butterfly Palace. Venture out of the city with trips to Eureka Springs (Thorncrown Chapel & Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 2nd (Thu) at Silver Dollar City. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery, examine the collection at Titanic Museum, admire the local landmark of Dancing Water Fountain, and gain insight at College of the Ozarks.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Branson trip itinerary planning website .

Dandridge to Branson is an approximately 10.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dandridge to Branson due to the time zone difference. March in Branson sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 37°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Eureka Springs, National Tiger Sanctuary
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Shepherd of the Hills Fish Hatchery ©
National Tiger Sanctuary ©
National Tiger Sanctuary
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge ©
Turpentine Creek Wildlife Refuge

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Take a break from the city and head to Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge and Big Badlands Overlook. Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Badlands National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Loop Road, explore the striking landscape at Panorama Point Overlook, identify plant and animal life at Roberts Prairie Dog Town, and get great views at Yellow Mounds Overlook.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Badlands National Park online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Branson to Badlands National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In April, Badlands National Park is slightly colder than Branson - with highs of 58°F and lows of 30°F. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Keystone.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Lacreek National Wildlife Refuge
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Big Badlands Overlook ©
Big Badlands Overlook
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Yellow Mounds Overlook ©
Yellow Mounds Overlook

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Keystone

Keystone ©
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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, then immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Jewel Cave National Monument and then take in the exciting artwork at Insideout.

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You can drive from Badlands National Park to Keystone in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Badlands National Park in April: highs in Keystone hover around 50°F, while lows dip to 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Insideout
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

7
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Elephant Back Mountain and Monument Geyser Basin. Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone, about 54 minutes away. Spend the 15th (Wed) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, and explore the striking landscape of Old Gardiner Road.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Keystone in April, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 42°F and lows at 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
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Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Teton and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Step out of Grand Teton National Park to go to Alta and see Grand Targhee Ski Resort, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at String Lake and hike along Jenny Lake Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip site .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April; daily highs in Grand Teton National Park reach 48°F and lows reach 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Targhee Ski Resort
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
String Lake ©
String Lake

5
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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Double Arch and Fiery Furnace. Go for a jaunt from Arches National Park to Gateway to see Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum about 58 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, stroll through Landscape Arch, and hike along Devils Garden Trailhead.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park road trip planner .

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Arches National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in April, with highs in Arches National Park at 67°F and lows at 38°F. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

5
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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Take a break from the city and head to Murphy Point Trail and White Crack. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Confluence Overlook Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, hike along White Rim Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Horseshoe Canyon.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Canyonlands National Park can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Orange Cliffs Overlook ©
Orange Cliffs Overlook
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Take a break from the city and head to Capitol Reef National Park and Cohab Canyon Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Capitol Reef National Park side-trips: Anasazi State Park Museum (in Boulder) and Factory Butte (in Caineville). There's much more to do: trek along Chimney Rock Trail, stroll through Goosenecks Overlook, admire the verdant scenery at Cathedral Valley, and make a trip to Fremont Petroglyphs.

Plan trip to Capitol Reef National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 4 hours. In May, Capitol Reef National Park is slightly colder than Canyonlands National Park - with highs of 63°F and lows of 31°F. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Anasazi State Park Museum, Factory Butte
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Cohab Canyon Trail ©
Cohab Canyon Trail
Goosenecks Overlook ©
Goosenecks Overlook

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Peek-A-Boo Loop and Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Spend the 10th (Sun) exploring nature at Fairyland Loop Trail. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, hike along Rim Trail, go for a walk through Paria View, and get great views at Fairyland Point.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. May in Bryce Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 31°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Zion National Park and The Narrows. Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle, take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, and explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 76°F and lows about 41°F. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. On the 18th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, and trek along Tonto Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in May; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 68°F and lows reach 33°F. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Spring Mountains National Recreational Area. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley) and Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve (in Henderson). Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring the stark beauty of Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, take in the dramatic natural features at Calico Hills, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 64°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains National Recreational Area, Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
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