16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
3
Cheyenne
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
5
Moose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

3
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.
Visit Golden Spike National Historic Site and Cathedral of the Madeleine for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Hill Aerospace Museum and Joseph Smith Memorial Building. Step out of Salt Lake City with an excursion to Fishing Charters & Tours in Park City--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Thanksgiving Point.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip itinerary builder site .

Melbourne, Australia to Salt Lake City is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Melbourne to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Thanksgiving Point, Fishing Charters & Tours, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Hill Aerospace Museum
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Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Hill Aerospace Museum ©
Hill Aerospace Museum
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center, view the masterpieces at Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries, then learn about winemaking at Firehouse Wine Cellars, then examine the collection at Museum of Geology, and finally learn about all things military at South Dakota Air and Space Museum. On the next day, do a tasting at Prairie Berry Winery, then get engrossed in the history at Adams Museum, then contemplate the long history of Adams House, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Chapel in the Hills.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rapid City journey planner .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Rapid City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, Rapid City is a bit cooler than Salt Lake City - with highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums Shopping Wineries

Side Trips

Deadwood, Prairie Berry Winery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Geology ©
Museum of Geology
South Dakota Air and Space Museum ©
Adams Museum ©
Adams Museum

2
nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): look for gifts at The Wrangler, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Walburga, and then take in the awesome beauty at Vedauwoo. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Cheyenne Depot Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Wyoming State Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, and finally browse the collection at Laramie County Public Library.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cheyenne trip maker tool .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Rapid City to Cheyenne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Rapid City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cheyenne, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Vedauwoo, Abbey of St. Walburga
Highlights from your plan
Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Cheyenne Depot Museum ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at Argo Mill and Tunnel and then admire all the interesting features of Mount Evans Scenic Byway. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Flatirons, and then admire all the interesting features of University of Colorado at Boulder.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Denver day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Denver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Moose.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Boulder, Argo Mill and Tunnel, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Flatirons ©
Flatirons
Argo Mill and Tunnel ©
Argo Mill and Tunnel

2
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the views from Snake River Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Teton Point Turnout, then explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and finally trek along Jenny Lake Trail. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Moose vacation planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Denver to Moose. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Denver in June, with highs in Moose at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

3
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.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, then explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser. On your second day here, take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, then trek along Lewis Falls, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, and finally take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail.

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You can drive from Moose to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Traveling from Moose in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 1°C. You will leave for home on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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