18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denton
Drive:  13​h
1
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 45​min
3
Walla Walla
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
4
Seattle
— 4 nights
car:  2​h
5
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
car:  5​h
6
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
7
Boise
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
9
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  13​h 15​min
End: Denton

1
night
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.
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Denton to Cody is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denton to Cody due to the time zone difference. In May, Cody is slightly colder than Denton - with highs of 62°F and lows of 42°F. On the 28th (Tue), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and then cruise along Firehole Canyon Drive. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road and then take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Drive from Cody to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Cody in May, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 53°F and lows at 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Walla Walla.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

1
day
Walla Walla

Walla Walla ©
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. On the 30th (Thu), take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery at the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center, learn about winemaking at Reininger Winery, do a tasting at Saviah Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Northstar Winery, and finally do a tasting at Bella Fortuna Events and Tours.

Plan my day in Walla Walla using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Walla Walla by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Walla Walla due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May: high temperatures in Walla Walla hover around 74°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Walla Walla

Wineries Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Saviah Cellars ©
Saviah Cellars
Bella Fortuna Events and Tours ©
Bella Fortuna Events and Tours

4
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Snoqualmie Falls and Alki Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Point No Point Lighthouse & Park and Picnic Point Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Hindu Temple & Cultural Center (in Bothell), Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (in Issaquah) and Tacoma (Owen Beach, Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, & more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Seattle day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Walla Walla to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Walla Walla in May, plan for slightly colder days in Seattle, with highs around 68°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tacoma, Snoqualmie Falls, Hindu Temple & Cultural Center, Picnic Point Park, Point No Point Lighthouse & Park
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park driving holiday tool .

Traveling by train from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Seattle in June, with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Portland.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

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nights
Portland

Portland ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, learn about winemaking at Domaine Serene, and then look for all kinds of wild species at HOOK'EM UP Guide Service. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pick up some local products at Esther Short Park, steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, get to know the fascinating history of Officers' Row, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Hyland Forest Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Portland road trip planning tool .

Take a train from Mount Rainier National Park to Portland in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June since evenings lows in Portland dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Portland

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Vancouver, Domaine Serene, Hyland Forest Park
Highlights from your plan
HOOK'EM UP Guide Service ©
HOOK'EM UP Guide Service
Esther Short Park ©
Esther Short Park

1
day
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, then identify plant and animal life at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Boise Art Glass.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Boise road trip planner.

Getting from Portland to Boise by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Boise is 1 hour. When traveling from Portland in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Boise: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Boise Art Glass ©
Boise Art Glass

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature, admire all the interesting features of Oxbow Bend, then appreciate the views at Leigh Lake, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Hines Goldsmiths and then take in the awesome beauty at Rendezvous Mountain.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Boise to Jackson Hole in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. In June, Jackson Hole is a bit cooler than Boise - with highs of 72°F and lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Rendezvous Mountain ©
Rendezvous Mountain
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): hike along Flattop Mountain Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel on the Rock, then trek along Lily Lake Trailhead, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Sheep Lakes.

Plan my trip to Rocky Mountain National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Rocky Mountain National Park by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and car. Traveling from Jackson Hole in June, things will get a bit warmer in Rocky Mountain National Park: highs are around 87°F and lows about 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock

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