18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Denver
— 3 nights
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Billings
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Denver

Mile-High City

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Estes Park (Spas & Estes Park Guided Tours), Frisco Escape Room (in Frisco) and North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop (in Cascade). There's much more to do: stroll around Garden of the Gods, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Denver day trip tool.

New York City to Denver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Denver due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Denver reach 43°F and lows reach 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Billings.

Things to do in Denver

Tours · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trips

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Beer Tasting / Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours
4.8
Frisco Escape Room ©
Room Escape Game
Frisco Escape Room
4.9

1
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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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): trot along with a tour on horseback, then examine the collection at Moss Mansion, then test your problem-solving skills at The Grand Escape Room, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty Street Brewing Company at The Taproom.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Billings trip planner.

You can fly from Denver to Billings in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in December: highs in Billings hover around 33°F, while lows dip to 17°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Billings

Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Museums
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.8
The Grand Escape Room ©
Room Escape Game
The Grand Escape Room
4.8
Moss Mansion ©
Specialty Museum
Moss Mansion
4.7

4
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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Billings to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December, Las Vegas is warmer than Billings - with highs of 57°F and lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping · Parks
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Portland

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Portland: The Historic Carousel and Museum (in Albany), Salem's Riverfront Carousel (in Salem) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Portland Art Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Portland travel planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Portland in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you will find days in Portland are little chillier (45°F), and nights are about the same (35°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Powell's City of Books ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
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Seattle

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Tacoma (Point Defiance Park, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Bellevue Square, admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and get to know the fascinating history of Pioneer Square.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Seattle trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Portland to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Pike Place Market ©
Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

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.
On the 23rd (Wed), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Swiftcurrent Mountain and then head outdoors with Swiftcurrent Pass Hike.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in December, you will find days in Glacier National Park are little chillier (29°F), and nights are much colder (16°F). On the 24th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Swiftcurrent Pass Hike ©
Outdoor Activity
Swiftcurrent Pass Hike
5.0

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