12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  2​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Rexburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Provo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h
End: Vancouver

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then kick back and relax at Seahurst Beach Park, and then kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle visit planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Seattle are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as West Thumb Geyser Basin and Artist Point. Step out of the city life by going to Uncle Tom's Trail and Midway Geyser Basin. Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park attractions planning site .

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Rexburg.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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nights
Rexburg

Rexburg ©
Rexburg is a city in Madison County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see the interesting displays at Legacy Flight Museum, grab your bike and head to Rexburg Nature Park, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mesa Falls. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Yellowstone Bear World, then trek along Menan Butte, and then stroll through Cress Creek Nature Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rexburg trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Yellowstone National Park to Rexburg with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Rexburg at 35°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Rexburg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Menan Butte, Mesa Falls
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Mesa Falls ©
Mesa Falls
Menan Butte ©
Menan Butte
Rexburg Nature Park ©
Rexburg Nature Park

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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.
On the 3rd (Sat), hike along Windows, then stroll through Double Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Sand Dune Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Arches National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rexburg to Arches National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Rexburg in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Arches National Park: highs are around 39°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Provo.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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nights
Provo

Provo ©
Provo is the third-largest city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): cast your line with a fishing tour, stop by Heber Valley Artisan Cheese, and then admire the sheer force of Bridal Veil Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Thanksgiving Point, make a trip to Lehi Roller Mills, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Timpanogos Cave National Monument.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Provo online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Provo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of car and train. While traveling from Arches National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Provo, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Provo

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Lehi, Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Heber Valley Artisan Cheese, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls
Fishing Charters & Tours
Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©

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