12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rapid City
— 2 nights
2
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
3
Reno
— 1 night
4
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
5
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
6
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
7
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Reptile Gardens, Needles Highway and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the engaging exhibits at Dinosaur Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rapid City holiday planner.

Menomonie to Rapid City is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Rapid City are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Needles Highway, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Dinosaur Museum ©
Dinosaur Museum
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens

1
night
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.
You've now added The Tabernacle to your itinerary.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City road trip planner.

You can fly from Rapid City to Salt Lake City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rapid City in July: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 95°F and lows are around 70°F. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Reno.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

1
night
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum. On the 15th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Reno trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Reno takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, Reno is a bit cooler at night with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Reno

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Enderts Beach. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park trip builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Reno to Redwood National Park. When traveling from Reno in July, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Redwood National Park: temperatures range from 64°F by day to 52°F at night. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

1
night
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through Pinnacles Trail.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Redwood National Park in July, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are warmer (94°F), and nights are a bit warmer (61°F). You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pinnacles Trail ©
Pinnacles Trail
Watchman Peak ©
Watchman Peak
Vidae Falls ©
Vidae Falls

1
night
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Coeur d'Alene itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Crater Lake National Park to Coeur d'Alene takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, expect Coeur d'Alene to be little chillier, temps between 85°F and 56°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

2
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Going-to-the-Sun Road. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park travel planner.

Drive from Coeur d'Alene to Glacier National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in July, Glacier National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
St.Mary Falls ©
St.Mary Falls
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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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.
You've now added Old Faithful to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker app.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin
Osprey Falls Trail ©
Osprey Falls Trail

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