15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
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Denver
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Moose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
End: Seattle

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Byers-Evans House and then do a tasting at Balistreri Vineyards.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver holiday builder app .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Denver. In August, daytime highs in Denver are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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2
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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.
On the 11th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Sheep Lakes, take in the dramatic scenery at Calypso Cascades, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ouzel Falls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel on the Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the verdant scenery at Many Parks Curve Overlook, then steep yourself in history at Holzwarth Historic Site, and then trot along with Winding River Resort Stables.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Denver to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in August, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Moose.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Winding River Resort Stables
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Ouzel  Falls ©
Ouzel Falls
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes

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nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Moose Wilson Road. On the 13th (Tue), take in the views from Snake River Bridge, admire the verdant scenery at Amphitheater Lake, then explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon, and finally explore and take pictures at Moose Wilson Road.

Plan a Moose trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Rocky Mountain National Park to Moose with the Route module. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in August, things will get a bit cooler in Moose: highs are around 78°F and lows about 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake
Moose Wilson Road ©
Moose Wilson Road
Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs and then get impressive views of Mud Volcano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park vacation tool .

Traveling by car from Moose to Yellowstone National Park takes 2 hours. Traveling from Moose in August, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 70°F and lows about 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Dragon's Mouth Springs ©
Dragon's Mouth Springs
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

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nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Earthquake Lake and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Visiting Hebgen Lake and Two Top will get you outdoors. Explore West Yellowstone's surroundings by going to Island Park (Johnny Sack Cabin & Harriman State Park). There's more to do: browse the exhibits of Yellowstone Historic Center.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our West Yellowstone itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Island Park
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Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Harriman State Park ©
Harriman State Park

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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.
On the 20th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Apikuni Falls and then explore the activities along Iceberg Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Cracker Lake Hike, explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Baring Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park travel route planner .

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in August: high temperatures in Glacier National Park hover around 83°F and lows are around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Apikuni Falls ©
Apikuni Falls
Cracker Lake Hike ©
Cracker Lake Hike
Baring Falls ©
Baring Falls

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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.
On the 22nd (Thu), admire the striking features of Columbia Center.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner .

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. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 61°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Edmonds, Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Brackett's Landing South ©
Brackett's Landing South
Bruce Lee Grave Site ©
Bruce Lee Grave Site
Mercer Slough Nature Park ©
Mercer Slough Nature Park

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