11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Boise
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Cody
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  7​h
End: New York City

1
night
Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bozeman trip builder app .

New York City to Bozeman is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for colder nights in Bozeman, with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 30th (Tue), trek along Grinnell Glacier, then stroll through Highline Trail, and then stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bozeman to Glacier National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Officers' Row, contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, then examine the collection at Portland Art Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Portland trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Portland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park to Portland, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Glacier National Park in July since evenings lows in Portland dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Vancouver, Columbia River Highway
Highlights from your plan
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): examine the collection at Warhawk Air Museum, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, then identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Boise journey maker website .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Boise takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Portland in July, expect nights in Boise to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 94°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Boise

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Warhawk Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
Warhawk Air Museum ©
Warhawk Air Museum
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Joseph Smith Memorial Building, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Madeleine, then examine the collection at Church History Museum, and finally examine the collection at Thanksgiving Point.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City online travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Boise to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Thanksgiving Point
Highlights from your plan
Joseph Smith Memorial Building ©
Joseph Smith Memorial Building
Thanksgiving Point ©
Thanksgiving Point
Cathedral of the Madeleine ©
Cathedral of the Madeleine

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, then steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park online journey builder .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Grand Teton National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. When traveling from Salt Lake City in August, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 78°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Scenic Drive Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To find photos and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip tool .

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 70°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Artists’ Paintpots ©
Artists’ Paintpots
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 5th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum, examine the collection at Museum of the Plains Indian, then see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cody trip builder app .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Cody reach 79°F and lows reach 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Cody

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Chapel in the Hills, get in on the family fun at Storybook Island, then examine the collection at Museum of Geology, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park.

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Getting from Cody to Rapid City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August, daily temperatures in Rapid City can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums Theme Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chapel in the Hills ©
Chapel in the Hills
Museum of Geology ©
Museum of Geology
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island

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