17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
+3
Fly + foot + bus + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 4 nights
+4
Drive + bus + foot + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Milan

4
nights
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Get outdoors at Emerald Lake Trail and Alluvial Fan. Kids will enjoy Many Parks Curve Overlook and Sheep Lakes. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Old Fall River Road, contemplate the waterfront views at Lily Lake, take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and take in the dramatic scenery at Alberta Falls.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Rocky Mountain National Park trip builder app .

Milan, Italy to Rocky Mountain National Park is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Milan to Rocky Mountain National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Rocky Mountain National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Fall River Road ©
Old Fall River Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Alluvial Fan ©
Alluvial Fan

6
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.
Kids will enjoy Gibbon Falls and Beryl Spring. Get outdoors at S Rim Trail and Midway Geyser Basin. Spend the 14th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

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.
On the 18th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at Wild Animal Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver road trip tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Denver takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Denver hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

The Wild Animal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
The Wild Animal Sanctuary ©
The Wild Animal Sanctuary

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Granite Hot Springs. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Jackson Hole Shootout, witness a stunning natural landmark at Granite Hot Springs, then take in the awesome beauty at Oxbow Bend Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, and finally make a trip to Antler Arches of Jackson. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rendezvous Mountain.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and taxi from Denver to Jackson Hole takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Denver in August, things will get slightly colder in Jackson Hole: highs are around 30°C and lows about 7°C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Chapel of the Transfiguration
Highlights from your plan
Rendezvous Mountain ©
Rendezvous Mountain
Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

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