9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+4
shuttle + foot + shuttle + foot + shuttle:  2​h 30​min
4
Zion National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Incline Village
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Bend
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
8
New York City
— 1 day
End: New York City

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stroll through Palmer Park and then explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Colorado Springs tour planner.

New York City to Colorado Springs is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Colorado Springs, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Durango.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mueller State Park, Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Mueller State Park
Mueller State Park
Palmer Park ©
Palmer Park

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Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, then grab your bike and head to The Colorado Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Durango attractions planning tool .

You can fly from Colorado Springs to Durango in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Durango when traveling from Colorado Springs in June, with lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Parks Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing

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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 24th (Mon): trek along Bright Angel Trail.

Start your trip to Grand Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Durango to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. June in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park online attractions planner .

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park with the Route module. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 94°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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Incline Village

Incline Village ©
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): kick back and relax at Sand Harbor and then stroll through Burnt Cedar Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Incline Village day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Incline Village with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, you will find days in Incline Village are little chillier (84°F), and nights are about the same (50°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Incline Village

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach

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Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take a stroll through City of Sisters, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at South Sister, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Todd Lake.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bend itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Incline Village to Bend with the Route module. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Incline Village in June, with highs in Bend at 75°F and lows at 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

City of Sisters
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Todd Lake ©
Todd Lake
South Sister ©
South Sister
City of Sisters ©
City of Sisters

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): kick back and relax at Alki Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bend to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Bend in June, with lows around 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 29th (Sat), explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to New York City is 3 hours. In June, New York City is somewhat warmer than Seattle - with highs of 80°F and lows of 65°F. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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