17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

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Cheyenne
— 3 nights
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Devils Tower
— 1 night
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Sheridan
— 1 night
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Billings
— 1 night
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Bozeman
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
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Fort Bridger
— 1 night
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Rawlins
— 1 night
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Laramie
— 1 night
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Fort Collins
— 1 night
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Pueblo
— 1 night
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Cheyenne

— 3 nights
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Kids will enjoy Historic Governors' Mansion and Cheyenne Big Boots. Explore hidden gems such as Lincoln Highway and Warren Icbm and Heritage Museum. There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Lakeview Cemetery, examine the collection at Cowgirls of the West Museum, get engrossed in the history at Nelson Museum of the West, and get your game on at Flippers Family Arcade.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cheyenne trip itinerary planner.

Amarillo to Cheyenne is an approximately 9-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Amarillo in December: high temperatures in Cheyenne hover around 39°F and lows are around 17°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Devils Tower

— 1 night
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Hulett Museum, then explore the world behind art at Rogue's Gallery, then look for gifts at Devils Tower Trading Post, and finally appreciate the history behind Wind Circles.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Devils Tower trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Devils Tower takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Cheyenne in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Devils Tower, with highs around 32°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Devils Tower

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Sheridan

— 1 night
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. On the 22nd (Sun), appreciate the history behind Fetterman Battlefield Monument, appreciate the history behind Wagon Box Fight Monument, and then take in the exciting artwork at Gallery On Main.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sheridan trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Devils Tower to Sheridan in 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Devils Tower in December since evenings lows in Sheridan dip to 10°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Billings.

Things to do in Sheridan

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Billings

— 1 night
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. On the 23rd (Mon), stop by Scheels, then learn about winemaking at Yellowstone Cellars & Winery, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Angry Hank's Microbrewery.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Billings online holiday planner.

You can drive from Sheridan to Billings in 2 hours. Traveling from Sheridan in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Billings, with lows around 17°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in Billings

Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries · Shopping

Bozeman

— 1 night
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at Middle Cottonwood Trailhead, then look for gifts at Montana Gift Corral, and then examine the collection at Montana Science Center.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bozeman online route planner.

Traveling by car from Billings to Bozeman takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Billings in December since evenings lows in Bozeman dip to 8°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Outdoors · Trails · Childrens Museums · Parks

Yellowstone National Park

— 1 night

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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): take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots and then get answers to all your questions at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. Traveling from Bozeman in December, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 23°F and 3°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks

Jackson Hole

— 1 night
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 26th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Oxbow Bend.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole route maker tool.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Jackson Hole can reach 26°F, while at night they dip to 7°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Fort Bridger.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Parks
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Fort Bridger

— 1 night
Fort Bridger is a census-designated place (CDP) in Uinta County, Wyoming, United States. On the 27th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fort Bridger State Historic Site.

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

Getting from Jackson Hole to Fort Bridger by car takes about 4 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in December: high temperatures in Fort Bridger hover around 33°F and lows are around 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rawlins.

Things to do in Fort Bridger

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Rawlins

— 1 night
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 take an in-depth tour of Carbon County Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Rawlins trip planner.

You can drive from Fort Bridger to Rawlins in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Rawlins can reach 32°F, while at night they dip 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

Laramie

— 1 night
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Monument, then look for all kinds of wild species at Deerwood Ranch Wild Horse EcoSanctuary, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Walburga.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Laramie trip planner.

Getting from Rawlins to Laramie by car takes about 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Laramie are 34°F, while nighttime lows are 11°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Fort Collins.

Things to do in Laramie

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Collins

— 1 night
Called vibrant, eclectic and authentic, Fort Collins tops “best of” lists year after year thanks to its myriad of cultural opportunities.
On the 30th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Arapaho National Forest and then stop by Nuance Chocolate.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Fort Collins tour planner.

You can drive from Laramie to Fort Collins in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Laramie in December: highs in Fort Collins hover around 41°F, while lows dip to 16°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Fort Collins

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Colorado Springs

— 1 night
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 maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Colorado Springs online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 18°F. 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

Pueblo

— 1 night
Pueblo is a home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous city of Pueblo County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): browse the exhibits of Center for American Values, then catch a live performance at Sangre de Cristo Arts & Conference Center, and then get engrossed in the history at Pueblo Heritage Museum.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Pueblo online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Pueblo takes an hour. In December, daytime highs in Pueblo are 48°F, while nighttime lows are 16°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pueblo

Museums · Nightlife

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.