15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Houston
1
Houston
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  8 h 15 min
3
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Ferry + Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 15 min
6
Stanley
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: Houston

1
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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Houston Audubon, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Houston, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Houston trip site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Houston. May in Houston sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Houston

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

The Seawall
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The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Many Parks Curve Overlook, trek along Bridal Veil Falls, then explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road, and finally trek along Never Summer Ranch. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Andrews Glacier Trail and then hike along Emerald Lake Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Houston to Rocky Mountain National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Houston in May, you will find days in Rocky Mountain National Park are little chillier (70°F), and nights are cooler (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Bridal Veil Falls
Bridal Veil Falls

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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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Bullhead Lake, and stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Rocky Mountain National Park to Glacier National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in May, expect a bit cooler with lows of 38°F in Glacier National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
Swiftcurrent Pass Hike ©
Swiftcurrent Pass Hike

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nights
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder tool.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Seattle by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Glacier National Park in June, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Step out of Olympic National Park with an excursion to Merriman Falls in Quinault--about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Hurricane Ridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ozette Loop Hike.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park online holiday builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Olympic National Park at 66°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Merriman Falls
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Ozette Loop Hike ©
Ozette Loop Hike

2
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. On the 9th (Tue), explore the activities along Redfish Lake and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Stanley day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to Stanley. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Olympic National Park to Stanley. Traveling from Olympic National Park in June, you will find days in Stanley are a bit warmer (72°F), and nights are slightly colder (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stanley

Adventure Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Galena Summit
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Galena Summit ©
Galena Summit
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake

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