13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly + taxi:  21​h 15​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Moose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Trail of the Cedars and Highline Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Iceberg Lake Trail and Lake McDonald. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Hidden Lake, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park travel itinerary planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Glacier National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 4 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in September, you will find days in Glacier National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are colder (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moose.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hidden Lake
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Lake McDonald ©
Lake McDonald
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

2
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Discover out-of-the-way places like Inspiration Point and Jackson Lake. Get in touch with nature at Oxbow Bend and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Step out of Moose to go to Moran and see Cunningham Cabin, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: trek along Jenny Lake Trail, take in the awesome beauty at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, paddle through the water with Colter Bay Village, and take in the views from Snake River Bridge.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Moose trip planning app .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Moose by car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: fly. In September, daytime highs in Moose are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Jackson Hole
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Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

4
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'll explore the less-touristy side of things at S Rim Trail and Mud Volcano. Escape the urban bustle at Uncle Tom's Trail and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by car from Moose to Yellowstone National Park takes 2 hours. Traveling from Moose in September, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of LDS Conference Center, explore the activities along Great Salt Lake, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Red Butte Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City itinerary app .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Salt Lake City at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Great Salt Lake ©
Great Salt Lake
Red Butte Garden ©
Red Butte Garden

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