15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Huntington
Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cody
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
4
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Huntington

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.
Step out of the city life by going to City Beach and River Rafting & Tubing. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road and explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park day trip planner .

Huntington to Glacier National Park is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Huntington to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from Huntington in July, with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel 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
River Rafting & Tubing
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 Uncle Tom's Trail and Lamar Valley. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature 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, then have fun at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, then take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Cody online journey maker .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect Cody to be a bit warmer, temps between 83°F and 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time 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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace, then contemplate the long history of Balcony House, and then explore the ancient world of Long House.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cody to Mesa Verde National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cody in July: highs in Mesa Verde National Park hover around 90°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can 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.
On the 18th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): make a trip to Delicate Arch and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Moab planning app .

Getting from Mesa Verde National Park to Moab by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in July, expect Moab to be somewhat warmer, temps between 97°F and 67°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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanging Lake Trail and then boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Glenwood Springs vacation builder website .

You can drive from Moab to Glenwood Springs in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect colder weather when traveling from Moab in July: highs in Glenwood Springs hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 50°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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): meet the residents at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City Historic District.

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You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Colorado Springs in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Glenwood Springs in July; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 86°F and lows reach 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to 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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