15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
3
Cody
— 1 night
4
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 day
5
Moab
— 2 nights
6
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
7
Colorado Springs
— 1 night

2
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Going-to-the-Sun Road and Grinnell Glacier. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Glacier National Park: City Beach (in Whitefish) and River Rafting & Tubing (in West Glacier). Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip maker.

Huntington to Glacier National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Huntington to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Huntington in July, Glacier National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

City Beach, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Lake. Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, deepen your understanding at Yellowstone Institute, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, and take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park route planning app.

Drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

1
night
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town, thenget your game on at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, thentake an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cody road trip planning site.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Cody reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town

1
day
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 17th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace, thenexplore the ancient world of Balcony House, and then delve into the distant past at Long House.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mesa Verde National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cody to Mesa Verde National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cody in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Mesa Verde National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Moab online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Moab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In July, Moab is somewhat warmer than Mesa Verde National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Delicate Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

1
night
Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 20th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanging Lake Trail and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Glenwood Springs takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Moab, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Thermal Spas
Hanging Lake Trail ©
Hanging Lake Trail

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 21st (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, thenwalk around Garden of the Gods, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs online holiday planner.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Colorado Springs in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Glenwood Springs in July, expect Colorado Springs to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

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