15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ottawa
Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Fort Collins
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
4
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 15​min
5
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
6
Boulder
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 45​min
End: Ottawa

2
nights
Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Fort Collins is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Lost Prairie Winery and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at High Hops Brewery. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, look for all kinds of wild species at Cache La Poudre Wilderness, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sheep Lakes, and finally appreciate the views at Many Parks Curve Overlook.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fort Collins trip planner.

Ottawa to Fort Collins is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Ottawa in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Fort Collins, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Golf Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Cache La Poudre Wilderness, Mariana Butte Golf Course, High Hops Brewery, Elkins Distilling Co.
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Cache La Poudre Wilderness ©
Cache La Poudre Wilderness
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Provo Canyon, then trek along Timpanogos Cave National Monument, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Wasatch Brewery. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Golden Spike National Historic Site.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City holiday builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Fort Collins to Salt Lake City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Fort Collins in June, with highs in Salt Lake City at 37°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Provo Canyon, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Timpanogos Cave National Monument
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Provo Canyon ©
Provo Canyon
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mt. Hood National Forest and Beacon Rock. Step out of the city life by going to Wahkeena Falls and Sokol Blosser Winery. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Stoller Family Estate (in Dayton), Brooks Wine (in Amity) and Stevenson (Columbia Gorge Interpretive Center & Cape Horn Lookout). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Bridal Veil Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Officers' Row, and take a peaceful walk through Tillamook Forest Center.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Portland road trip planning website .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Portland in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In June, Portland is a bit cooler than Salt Lake City - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Portland

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Stevenson, Wahkeena Falls, Beacon Rock, Bridal Veil Falls, Sokol Blosser Winery
Highlights from your plan
Wahkeena Falls ©
Wahkeena Falls
Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

1
night
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): do a tasting at Laura Michael Wines - Zahtila Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Brian Arden Winery, do a tasting at Tudal Winery, do a tasting at Trinchero Napa Valley, then stop by Dean & DeLuca, and finally learn about winemaking at Jericho Canyon Vineyard.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the St. Helena journey maker site .

Traveling by flight from Portland to St. Helena takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Portland in June, expect nights in St. Helena to be a bit cooler, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries Shopping

Side Trip

Calistoga
Highlights from your plan
Brian Arden Winery ©
Brian Arden Winery
Jericho Canyon Vineyard ©
Jericho Canyon Vineyard
Laura Michael Wines - Zahtila Vineyards ©

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
On the 30th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at City Creek Canyon, then do a tasting at The Hive Winery, and then contemplate the long history of Assembly Hall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City day trip planning site .

Getting from St. Helena to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Helena to Salt Lake City is 1 hour. In June, Salt Lake City is somewhat warmer than St. Helena - with highs of 37°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Boulder.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trip

The Hive Winery
Highlights from your plan
City Creek Canyon ©
City Creek Canyon
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall
Epic Brewing Company ©
Epic Brewing Company

2
nights
Boulder

Boulder ©
Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Eldorado Canyon, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Left Hand Brewing Company, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rabbit Mountain. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Golden Gate Canyon State Park and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Avery Brewing Company.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Boulder day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Salt Lake City to Boulder in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, things will get little chillier in Boulder: highs are around 36°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Boulder

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Longmont, Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Canyon State Park ©
Golden Gate Canyon State Park
Left Hand Brewing Company ©
Left Hand Brewing Company
Avery Brewing Company ©
Avery Brewing Company

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