13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive
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Durango
Drive
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Teec Nos Pos
Drive
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Moab
— 2 nights
Drive
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Idaho Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive
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Gardiner
Drive
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Cooke City
— 1 night
Drive
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Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bismarck
— 1 night
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Albuquerque

— 2 nights

Duke City

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Albuquerque Old Town as well as World Balloon.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Albuquerque day trip app.

Durham to Albuquerque is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 38°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Durango.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:

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.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Durango itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to Durango takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. In March, Durango is little chillier than Albuquerque - with highs of 56°F and lows of 23°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Teec Nos Pos.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 29:

Teec Nos Pos

Your day by day itinerary now includes Teec Nos Pos Trading Post as well as Four Corners Monument. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Four Corners Monument and then don't miss a visit to Teec Nos Pos Trading Post.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Teec Nos Pos trip builder.

Traveling by car from Durango to Teec Nos Pos takes 2 hours. March in Teec Nos Pos sees daily highs of 59°F and lows of 24°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Moab.
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 29:

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 29th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Moab trip planner.

Drive from Teec Nos Pos to Moab in 3 hours. Traveling from Teec Nos Pos in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Moab, with lows around 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Moab

Nature · Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Mar 28 — 30:
Highlights from your trip

Idaho Falls

— 1 night
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. On the 30th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Idaho Falls day trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Moab to Idaho Falls with the Route module. In March, Idaho Falls is slightly colder than Moab - with highs of 50°F and lows of 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 30 — 31:

Jackson Hole

— 3 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, get a taste of the local shopping with Mangelsen Images of Nature, don't miss a visit to Town Square, then take in the exciting artwork at Made, then don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson, and finally snap pictures at Snake River Bridge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip planner.

Traveling by car from Idaho Falls to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Idaho Falls in March: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around 39°F and lows are around 19°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Gardiner.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 3:

Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
On the 3rd (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Gardiner Road, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mammoth Hot Springs, and then explore the striking landscape at Golden Gate Canyon.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gardiner trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Gardiner in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In April, daytime highs in Gardiner are 44°F, while nighttime lows are 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Cooke City.

Things to do in Gardiner

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:

Cooke City

— 1 night
Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Yellowstone Trading Post and then look for gifts at Cooke City General Store.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cooke City travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Gardiner to Cooke City in 2 hours. Traveling from Gardiner in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°F in Cooke City. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for Keystone.

Things to do in Cooke City

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

Keystone

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, then admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then hike along Presidential Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Keystone vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Cooke City to Keystone takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cooke City in April; daily highs in Keystone reach 50°F and lows reach 27°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Bismarck.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Bismarck

— 1 night
Bismarck is the capital of the U.S. state of North Dakota and the county seat of Burleigh County. On the 6th (Tue), let little ones run wild at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park and then explore the activities along Missouri River.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bismarck online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Keystone to Bismarck in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Keystone to Bismarck, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April in Bismarck, expect temperatures between 54°F during the day and 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bismarck

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Utah travel guide

4.8
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.

Idaho travel guide

4.6
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.

Wyoming travel guide

4.7
Hot Springs · Wildlife Areas · River Rafting & Tubing
The Equality State
Still largely undiscovered by foreign tourism, Wyoming is anything but "the bunchgrass edge of the world," as a writer once called it. Though the state's geography includes mostly wide-open plains, swaths of high desert, and sweeping mountain ridges, it also contains many small towns filled with places to visit, such as historical buildings, museums, shops, and restaurants. A great place to discover the last vestiges of the Old West, Wyoming's tourist attractions include the country's first national park, Native American reservations, and a smattering of ghost towns from the early frontier days. As you travel across this "Cowboy State," remember that distances between towns can be vast, requiring more advance vacation planning than travel in more densely populated parts of the country.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.

South Dakota travel guide

4.2
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.

North Dakota travel guide

4.6
National Parks · History Museums · Historic Sites
Geographic Center of the North American Continent
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities.