16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cleveland
1
Cleveland
— 4 nights
Drive:  20​h 30​min
2
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + tram + shuttle:  46​h
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
End: Seattle

4
nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Marblehead Lighthouse State Park and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Your inner history buff will appreciate West Side Market and Wade Memorial Chapel. Change things up with a short trip to Cedar Point in Sandusky (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, examine the collection at International Women's Air & Space Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Crocker Park, and take a tour of USS Cod Submarine Memorial.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cleveland trip itinerary planning website .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Cleveland. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Cleveland

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Cedar Point, Marblehead Lighthouse State Park, Crocker Park
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The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park ©
Marblehead Lighthouse State Park

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Keystone online travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Cleveland to Keystone in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Keystone when traveling from Cleveland in June, with lows around 54°F. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Iron Mountain Road
Highlights from your plan
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

4
nights
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.
Visit Beaver Ponds Loop Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Yellowstone Historic District and Lone Star Geyser. The adventure continues: stroll through S Rim Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, get great views at Observation Point Trail, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Keystone in June, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 34°F, while days are slightly colder, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail ©
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Fort Yellowstone Historic District ©

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 8th (Fri), make a trip to Ashford Creek Pottery and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and train from Yellowstone National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 46 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the train ride to Seattle.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Ashford Creek Pottery
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Ashford Creek Pottery ©
Ashford Creek Pottery

3
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pioneer Square. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, stroll through Volunteer Park Conservatory, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Seattle journey maker website .

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Seattle by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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