17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Denver
— 1 night
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
3
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
5
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
6
Cody
— 1 night
7
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 day
8
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights

1
night
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 21st (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver planning site.

Vancouver, Canada to Denver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver to Denver, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Vancouver in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Denver: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 23rd (Tue), have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, thenstroll around Garden of the Gods, and finally visit Old Colorado City.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Colorado Springs route planning app.

Traveling by car from Denver to Colorado Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
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Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado

3
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.
Get outdoors at Grand Teton and String Lake. Family-friendly places like Cascade Canyon Trail and National Museum of Wildlife Art will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Jackson Hole side-trips: Grand Teton National Park (42-mile Scenic Loop Drive & Amphitheater Lake) and Moose (Chapel of the Transfiguration & Blacktail Ponds Overlook).

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole online tour planner.

Fly from Colorado Springs to Jackson Hole in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Colorado Springs in July; daily highs in Jackson Hole reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mammoth Hot Springs. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, tour the pleasant surroundings at Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

Start your trip to Yellowstone National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in July, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 1st (Thu), stop by Eagle's Store, find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Yellowstone.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our West Yellowstone travel route builder.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. July in West Yellowstone sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Cody.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Museum of the Yellowstone ©
Museum of the Yellowstone

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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 2nd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, thenget engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, and finally contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Cody day trip planning app.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Cody in 3.5 hours. Traveling from West Yellowstone in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Cody. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum

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day
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. On the 3rd (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Old Mission State Park, thenget a taste of life in the country at Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, and then explore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Coeur d'Alene route planning app.

You can fly from Cody to Coeur d'Alene in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Coeur d'Alene can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Mission State Park
Highlights from your plan
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park

2
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.
Visiting Going-to-the-Sun Road and Grinnell Glacier will get you outdoors. When in Glacier National Park, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in West Glacier, approximately West Glacier away. Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. The adventure continues: trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and stroll through Highline Trail.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Glacier National Park fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Coeur d'Alene to Glacier National Park in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
River Rafting & Tubing
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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