17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Reno
Drive:  10​h
1
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Cheyenne
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Sheridan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Cody
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
8
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
End: Reno


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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.
You've now added Mormon Tabernacle Choir to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at City Creek Canyon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, then enjoy the music at Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and finally contemplate the long history of Assembly Hall.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City driving holiday website .

Reno to Salt Lake City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Reno to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from Reno in August, with lows around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Outdoors
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City Creek Canyon ©
City Creek Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

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.
You've now added Rocky Mountain Balloon Adventures, LLC to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at History Colorado Center and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Rocky Mountain Balloon Adventures, LLC, take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, and then view the masterpieces at American Museum of Western Art.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Denver vacation builder tool .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Denver in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in August: high temperatures in Denver hover around 85°F and lows are around 58°F. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain Balloon Adventures, LLC
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Rocky Mountain Balloon Adventures, LLC ©
History Colorado Center
History Colorado Center

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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Wyoming State Capitol, then see the interesting displays at Cheyenne Depot Museum, and then stop by The Wrangler. Here are some ideas for day two: have fun and explore at Wyoming State Museum, examine the collection at Cowgirls of the West Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Nelson Museum of the West, and finally get engrossed in the history at Warren Icbm and Heritage Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cheyenne road trip planning app .

You can drive from Denver to Cheyenne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Cheyenne are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Cheyenne Depot Museum ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Nelson Museum of the West ©
Nelson Museum of the West

2
nights
Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. On the 22nd (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Name Catholic Church.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sheridan trip maker site .

Getting from Cheyenne to Sheridan by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Cody.

Things to do in Sheridan

Outdoors Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Gallery on Main, Lake DeSmet
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The Historic Sheridan Inn ©
The Historic Sheridan Inn
Gallery on Main ©
Gallery on Main
Holy Name Catholic Church ©
Holy Name Catholic Church

2
nights
Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Whitney Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and then steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Dead Indian Summit Overlook, admire the sheer force of The Buffalo Bill Reservoir, then get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum, and finally do a tasting at Buffalo Jump Winery, LLC.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cody trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Cody takes 3 hours. Traveling from Sheridan in August, expect nights in Cody to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum
The Buffalo Bill Reservoir ©
The Buffalo Bill Reservoir

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Visiting Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls, and stroll through Artist Point.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cody to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cody in August: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit Basin
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail

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nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Town Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Oxbow Bend, then contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, and finally explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Teton Raptor Center, make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, then make a trip to Schwabacher Landing, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Jackson Hole vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

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night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 31st (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Boise trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Boise takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, expect Boise to be a bit warmer, temps between 91°F and 63°F. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boise

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral ©
St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral

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