15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  6​h 15​min
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Caldwell
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Jackson Hole
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Cooke City
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Billings
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Dickinson
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Spearfish
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Hulett
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Lusk
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Laramie
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Saratoga
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
11
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
12
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
13
Rockaway Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Portland

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night
Caldwell

Caldwell
Caldwell is a city in and the county seat of Canyon County, Idaho, United States. On the 20th (Mon), cool off at Roaring Springs Waterpark, then learn about winemaking at Huston Vineyards, and then do a tasting at Fujishin Family Cellars.

Discover how to plan a Caldwell trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Caldwell in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park to Caldwell, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 91°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Caldwell

Parks Wineries Nightlife

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Oxbow Bend and then take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jackson Hole online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Caldwell to Jackson Hole in 6.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Caldwell in August, expect Jackson Hole to be a bit cooler, temps between 78°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cooke City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Inspiration Point
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend

1
night
Cooke City

Cooke City
Cooke City-Silver Gate is a census-designated place (CDP) in Park County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look for gifts at Cooke City General Store, take an in-depth tour of Cooke City Montana Museum, then cruise along Beartooth Hwy, and finally take a memorable drive along Beartooth Highway.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Cooke City visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Cooke City takes 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in August, with highs in Cooke City at 70°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Cooke City

Parks Outdoors Trails

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Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pioneer Park, then do a tasting at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery, and then identify plant and animal life at Four Dances Recreation Area.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Billings trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Cooke City to Billings takes 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Cooke City in August; daily highs in Billings reach 85°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dickinson.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Wildlife Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery ©
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery

1
night
Dickinson

Dickinson ©
Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, United States. On the 21st (Tue), get lost in a book at Theodore Roosevelt Center at Dickinson State University, enjoy some diversion at West River Community Center, and then play a few rounds at Heart River Golf Course.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Dickinson online vacation planner .

Drive from Billings to Dickinson in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Billings in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Dickinson, with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Spearfish.

Things to do in Dickinson

Outdoors Golf Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Heart River Golf Course ©
Heart River Golf Course
West River Community Center ©
West River Community Center

1
night
Spearfish

Spearfish ©
Spearfish is a city in Lawrence County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get outside with Devil Bathtub South Dakota and then make a splash at Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Spearfish day trip website .

You can drive from Dickinson to Spearfish in 3.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dickinson to Spearfish due to the time zone difference. In August in Spearfish, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Hulett.

Things to do in Spearfish

Theme Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center ©
Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center

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Hulett

Hulett ©
Hulett is a town in Crook County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the geological forces at Devils Tower National Monument, then go for a walk through Tower Trail, then appreciate the history behind Wind Circles, and finally examine the collection at Hulett Museum.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Hulett day trip site .

You can drive from Spearfish to Hulett in an hour. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lusk.

Things to do in Hulett

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Devils Tower
Highlights from your plan
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument

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Lusk

Lusk ©
Lusk is a high-plains town in the eastern part of the state of Wyoming. On the 24th (Fri), examine the collection at Stagecoach Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Lusk tour planner.

You can drive from Hulett to Lusk in 3 hours. Traveling from Hulett in August, expect nights in Lusk to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Laramie.

Things to do in Lusk

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stagecoach Museum ©
Stagecoach Museum

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night
Laramie

Laramie ©
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore by horseback at E & H Guide Service, look for all kinds of wild species at Deerwood Ranch Wild Horse EcoSanctuary, and then pause for some photo ops at Ames Monument.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Laramie itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Lusk to Laramie in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lusk in August, things will get a bit cooler in Laramie: highs are around 79°F and lows about 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saratoga.

Things to do in Laramie

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Ames Monument
Highlights from your plan
E & H Guide Service ©
E & H Guide Service
Ames Monument ©
Ames Monument

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night
Saratoga

Saratoga ©
Saratoga is a town in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. On the 26th (Sun), witness a stunning natural landmark at Hobo Hot Pool.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Saratoga trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Laramie to Saratoga takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Saratoga can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Saratoga

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Grand Encampment Museum
Highlights from your plan
Grand Encampment Museum ©
Grand Encampment Museum

2
nights
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 28th (Tue), stroll through Ensign Peak Park and then hike along Sundance Resort.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by car from Saratoga to Salt Lake City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Saratoga in August, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between 92°F and 67°F. On the 29th (Wed), you're off toCrater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Sundance Resort
Highlights from your plan
Ensign Peak Park ©
Ensign Peak Park

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pinnacles Trail, identify plant and animal life at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint, and then explore the activities along Rogue River.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Crater Lake National Park online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Salt Lake City to Crater Lake National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, Crater Lake National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rockaway Beach.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Highlights from your plan
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Pinnacles Trail ©
Pinnacles Trail

2
nights
Rockaway Beach

Rockaway Beach ©
Rockaway Beach is a city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): look for gifts at Flamingo Jim's, then take a leisurely stroll along Garibaldi Boat Basin, and then take in the pleasant sights at Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Rockaway Beach trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Rockaway Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Crater Lake National Park to Rockaway Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, you will find days in Rockaway Beach are cooler (71°F), and nights are slightly colder (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rockaway Beach

Shopping

Side Trips

Garibaldi Boat Basin, Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site
Highlights from your plan
Oceanside Beach State Recreation Site ©

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