15 days in Western US & Keystone Itinerary

15 days in Western US & Keystone Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tombstone
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

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 17th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake, then hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, and finally take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park attractions planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Glacier National Park. July in Glacier National Park sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 18th (Sun), trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Morning Glory Pool, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, then trek along Observation Point Trail, and finally take in the natural beauty of Blue Star Spring.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Keystone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Keystone

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 21st (Wed), find something for the whole family at Rushmore Tramway Adventures.

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Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Keystone in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Keystone at 80°F and lows at 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks
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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Chasm Falls, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and then hike along Tundra Communities Trail.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rocky Mountain National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Keystone to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Keystone in July; daily highs in Rocky Mountain National Park reach 91°F and lows reach 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

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Bryce Canyon National Park

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in July; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 81°F and lows reach 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): hike along Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: trek along South Kaibab Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park tour planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. In July in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 84°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Tombstone.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Tombstone

Town Too Tough to Die

Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): delve into the mystery of Bird Cage Theatre, then see the interesting displays at Tombstone Courthouse State Historic Park, then take an in-depth tour of O.K. Corral, and finally stop by Arlene's S.W. Silver & Gold.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Tombstone online route planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Tombstone in 6.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Tombstone when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with lows around 67°F. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Tombstone

Museums · Shopping · Wineries

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Yosemite National Park

Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tombstone to Yosemite National Park. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tombstone in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (83°F), and nights are cooler (46°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 52°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 64°F. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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