15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Seattle, Bus to Olympic National Park
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Newberg
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bend
— 1 night
Fly
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Ogden
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park — 2 nights

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip planner.

New York City to Glacier National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, Glacier National Park is colder at night with lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.
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Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Olympic National Park — 2 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
On the 23rd (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Ruby Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Glacier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park to Olympic National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, expect nights in Olympic National Park to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are little chillier, around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Portland.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Portland — 2 nights

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 25th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, then get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, walk around Tom McCall Waterfront Park, and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland itinerary website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Portland. In July, Portland is a bit warmer than Olympic National Park - with highs of 83°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Newberg.
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Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Side Trip

Newberg — 2 nights

Newberg is a city in Yamhill County, Oregon, United States. On the 27th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and then indulge your senses at Cellar Door Wine Tours. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Champoeg State Heritage Park, appreciate the views at Sokol Blosser Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Roco Winery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Newberg trip builder website.

Drive from Portland to Newberg in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 84°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Coos Bay.
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Wineries · Nature · Parks · Tours
Side Trips

Coos Bay — 2 nights

Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. On the 29th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Second Street Gallery and then admire the majestic nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Coos Bay trip site.

You can drive from Newberg to Coos Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Newberg in July, expect nights in Coos Bay to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bend.
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Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Museums
Side Trip

Bend — 1 night

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
On the 31st (Sun), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bend attractions planning tool.

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Bend takes 5 hours. Traveling from Coos Bay in July, you will find days in Bend are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Ogden.
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Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Ogden — 2 nights

Ogden is a city and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States, approximately 10mi east of the Great Salt Lake and 40mi north of Salt Lake City. On the 1st (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Historic 25th Street and then find something for the whole family at George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Union Station, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then see the interesting displays at Hill Aerospace Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Ogden trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Bend to Ogden in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bend in July; daily highs in Ogden reach 92°F and lows reach 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Salt Lake City.
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Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Salt Lake City — 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Wed), get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Ogden to Salt Lake City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are 92°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Highlights from your trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Galleries · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.
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Utah travel guide

4.8
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.
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