16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jackson Hole
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Boulder City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Huntington Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Tulare
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Keystone
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Jackson Hole

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): make a trip to Stratosphere Tower, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online travel planner .

Jackson Hole to Las Vegas is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in October, with highs in Las Vegas at 82°F and lows at 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Boulder City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
You've now added Hoover Dam to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection in Laughlin (about 1h 25 min away). There's lots more to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take in the views from Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, appreciate the history behind Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, and see the interesting displays at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Boulder City planning tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Boulder City by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Boulder City can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Huntington Beach.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Clark County Heritage Museum, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Helicopter Tours
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum ©
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

2
nights
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. On the 16th (Fri), make a trip to Huntington Beach Pier, then kick back and relax at Huntington Dog Beach, then wander the streets of Downtown Huntington Beach, and finally explore the world behind art at Huntington Beach Art Center. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Huntington Beach State Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Victoria Beach, and then stop by Toes on the Nose Surf Shop.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Huntington Beach itinerary website .

Getting from Boulder City to Huntington Beach by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. October in Huntington Beach sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 63°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Tulare.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Victoria Beach
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Huntington Dog Beach ©
Huntington Dog Beach
Huntington Beach Pier ©
Huntington Beach Pier
Toes on the Nose Surf Shop ©
Toes on the Nose Surf Shop

1
night
Tulare

Tulare ©
Tulare is a city in Tulare County, California. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): walk around Mooney Grove Park and then get some fabulous bargains at Tulare Outlet Center.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Tulare holiday planning app .

You can drive from Huntington Beach to Tulare in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Huntington Beach in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Tulare, with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Tulare

Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Mooney Grove Park
Highlights from your plan
Mooney Grove Park ©
Mooney Grove Park
Tulare Outlet Center ©
Tulare Outlet Center

2
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 19th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton, then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and then trek along Jenny Lake Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park vacation app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tulare to Grand Teton National Park. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Tulare in October, things will get much colder in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 55°F and lows about 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then make a trip to Temple Square. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and then shop like a local with Art at the Main Gallery.

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You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 68°F and lows are around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, then examine the collection at National Presidential Wax Museum, then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and finally stroll through Presidential Trail. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake and then get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Keystone online journey maker .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Keystone takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, expect Keystone to be a bit cooler, temps between 57°F and 34°F. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Theme Parks Nature

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Sylvan Lake ©
Sylvan Lake

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