12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Bozeman
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  16​h
5
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Detroit

2
nights
Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Grotto Falls Trail. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Rockies and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bozeman trip itinerary planning app .

Detroit to Bozeman is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Detroit to Bozeman due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Detroit in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Bozeman, with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Bozeman

Wildlife Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Madison River
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Madison River ©
Madison River
Grotto Falls Trail ©
Grotto Falls Trail

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 11th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seattle online vacation maker .

Traveling by flight from Bozeman to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bozeman to Seattle. Traveling from Bozeman in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

2
nights
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.
On the 12th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, admire the verdant scenery at Sokol Blosser Winery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Portland online trip planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, Sokol Blosser Winery, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 14th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour, then play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, and then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online journey builder .

Getting from Portland to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Portland in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve and then take in the dramatic scenery at Lewis Falls. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

Plan my day in Jackson Hole using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from San Francisco to Jackson Hole by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Jackson Hole. Traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for little chillier nights in Jackson Hole, with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Lewis Falls
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lewis Falls ©
Lewis Falls
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

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