17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + taxi:  15​h 30​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
2
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: London

4
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grinnell Glacier and Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. The adventure continues: trek along Avalanche Lake, stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at St. Mary Lake, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary maker website .

London, UK to Glacier National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Traveling from London to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from London in September since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Hidden Lake
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

2
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 15th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Oxbow Bend, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, then steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, and finally explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Jackson Hole in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. In September, daytime highs in Jackson Hole are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Uncle Tom's Trail and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Spend the 20th (Fri) exploring nature at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

3
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.
Visit Heart Mountain Interpretive Center and Old Trail Town for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like Buffalo Bill Dam and Kirwin Ghost Town. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Cody Firearms Museum, learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum, admire the majestic nature at Buffalo Bill State Park, and explore the world behind art at Whitney Gallery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Cody, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Cody by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Cody reach 24°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, Kirwin Ghost Town
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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Coors Field, then contemplate the long history of Union Station, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Denver Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Washington Park, and then steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Ridge.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Denver online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Cody to Denver takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Cody, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Dinosaur Ridge
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Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station

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