17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amarillo
Drive:  8​h 45​min
1
Cheyenne
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Devils Tower
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Sheridan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Billings
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Bozeman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Fort Bridger
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
Rawlins
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Laramie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
11
Fort Collins
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
12
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
13
Pueblo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
End: Amarillo

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Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Your inner history buff will appreciate Historic Governors' Mansion and Lakeview Cemetery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cheyenne Big Boots and Nelson Museum of the West. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Lincoln Highway, examine the collection at Cowgirls of the West Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Flippers Family Arcade, and take an in-depth tour of Warren Icbm and Heritage Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cheyenne road trip planner .

Amarillo to Cheyenne is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Cheyenne due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Amarillo in December; daily highs in Cheyenne reach 39°F and lows reach 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Nelson Museum of the West ©
Nelson Museum of the West
Historic Governors' Mansion ©
Historic Governors' Mansion
Messenger's Old West Museum ©
Messenger's Old West Museum

1
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Devils Tower

Devils Tower ©
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Hulett Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rogue's Gallery, then stop by Devils Tower Trading Post, and finally pause for some photo ops at Wind Circles.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Devils Tower trip planner.

Getting from Cheyenne to Devils Tower by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Cheyenne in December, plan for little chillier days in Devils Tower, with highs around 32°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Hulett
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Rogue's Gallery ©
Rogue's Gallery
Devils Tower Trading Post ©
Devils Tower Trading Post

1
night
Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Fetterman Battlefield Monument, contemplate the long history of Wagon Box Fight Monument, and then view the masterpieces at Gallery on Main.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sheridan route planner.

You can drive from Devils Tower to Sheridan in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Devils Tower in December, Sheridan is slightly colder at night with lows of 10°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Sheridan

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fetterman Battlefield Monument, Wagon Box Fight Monument, Gallery on Main
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Gallery on Main ©
Gallery on Main
Wagon Box Fight Monument ©
Wagon Box Fight Monument
Fetterman Battlefield Monument ©
Fetterman Battlefield Monument

1
night
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): look for gifts at Scheels, pause for some photo ops at Pompeys Pillar, then learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Angry Hank's Microbrewery.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Billings travel route builder tool .

You can drive from Sheridan to Billings in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Billings when traveling from Sheridan in December, with lows around 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Billings

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery ©
Yellowstone Cellars & Winery
Angry Hank's Microbrewery ©
Angry Hank's Microbrewery
Scheels ©
Scheels

1
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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 24th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Middle Cottonwood Trailhead, look for gifts at Montana Gift Corral, and then examine the collection at Children's Museum of Bozeman.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bozeman trip tool .

Drive from Billings to Bozeman in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Billings in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Bozeman, with lows of 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Montana Gift Corral ©
Montana Gift Corral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots and then explore the striking landscape of Old Faithful Visitor Education Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner .

Getting from Bozeman to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bozeman in December, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 23°F and lows at 3°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Artists’ Paintpots ©
Artists’ Paintpots

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night
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.
On the 26th (Thu), make a trip to Oxbow Bend and then hit the slopes at Four Seasons Resort.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Jackson Hole fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°F in December, and nighttime lows around 7°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Fort Bridger.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend

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night
Fort Bridger

Fort Bridger ©
Fort Bridger is a census-designated place (CDP) in Uinta County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort Bridger State Historic Site.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fort Bridger journey builder website .

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Fort Bridger takes 4 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in December: high temperatures in Fort Bridger hover around 33°F and lows are around 17°F. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rawlins.

Things to do in Fort Bridger

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fort Bridger State Historic Site ©
Fort Bridger State Historic Site

1
night
Rawlins

Rawlins ©
Rawlins is a city in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. On the 28th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site and then examine the collection at Carbon County Museum.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rawlins tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Fort Bridger to Rawlins takes 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°F, and evening lows to 14°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Laramie.

Things to do in Rawlins

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Carbon County Museum ©
Carbon County Museum

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Laramie

Laramie ©
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Monument, then identify plant and animal life at Deerwood Ranch Wild Horse EcoSanctuary, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbey of St. Walburga.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Laramie online travel planner .

You can drive from Rawlins to Laramie in 2 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°F, and evening lows to 11°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Laramie

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abbey of St. Walburga
Highlights from your plan
Deerwood Ranch Wild Horse EcoSanctuary ©
Abbey of St. Walburga ©
Abbey of St. Walburga
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Monument ©
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Monument

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Fort Collins

Fort Collins ©
Fort Collins is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Larimer County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Arapaho National Forest and then stop by Nuance Chocolate.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Collins trip planner .

Getting from Laramie to Fort Collins by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Laramie in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Fort Collins: temperatures range from 41°F by day to 16°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Arapaho National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Nuance Chocolate ©
Nuance Chocolate

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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.
To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December in Colorado Springs, expect temperatures between 45°F during the day and 18°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pueblo.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Adventures Out West
Highlights from your plan
Adventures Out West ©
Adventures Out West
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site ©
Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site

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Pueblo

Pueblo ©
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. On the 1st (Wed), examine the collection at Center for American Values, examine the collection at Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Pueblo Heritage Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Pueblo travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Colorado Springs to Pueblo in an hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 48°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pueblo

Museums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Center for American Values ©
Center for American Values
Pueblo Heritage Museum ©
Pueblo Heritage Museum

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