18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Savannah
Fly + taxi:  10​h 45​min
1
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Estes Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Cody
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 15​min
8
Cheyenne
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Savannah


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2
nights
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 2nd (Fri), delve into the distant past at Balcony House. On the next day, take a memorable drive along Ruins Road and then explore the striking landscape at Shiprock Rock Formation.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park itinerary maker tool .

Savannah to Mesa Verde National Park is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Savannah to Mesa Verde National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Savannah in November, you will find days in Mesa Verde National Park are little chillier (55°F), and nights are cooler (24°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Durango.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Shiprock Rock Formation, Rio Grande Southern Railroad Museum., Towac Visitor Center
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Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Shiprock Rock Formation ©
Shiprock Rock Formation

1
night
Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): look for gifts at Animas Chocolate Company, take in the exciting artwork at Toh-Atin Gallery, shop like a local with Earthen Vessel Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Scenic Aperture Gallery, then hop aboard Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Four Leaves Winery.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Durango online route builder .

Drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Durango in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. In November in Durango, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 23°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Shopping Museums Tours
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Toh-Atin Gallery ©
Toh-Atin Gallery
Four Leaves Winery ©
Four Leaves Winery

1
night
Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. On the 6th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Two Old Crows, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then take in the dramatic scenery at Treasure Falls, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Handcrafted Interiors Art Gallery.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Pagosa Springs online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Durango to Pagosa Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Pagosa Springs can reach 49°F, while at night they dip to 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Parks Nature Museums

1
day
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then stop by Earthwood Artisans, then take a stroll through Downtown Estes Park, and finally look for gifts at Images of Rocky Mountain National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Estes Park travel route planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and taxi from Pagosa Springs to Estes Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pagosa Springs in November: highs in Estes Park hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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Downtown Estes Park ©
Downtown Estes Park
Earthwood Artisans ©
Earthwood Artisans

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Garden of the Gods, take in the exciting artwork at Commonwheel Artists Co-op, and then identify plant and animal life at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center.

Start your trip to Colorado Springs by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Estes Park to Colorado Springs in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in November, and nighttime lows around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Commonwheel Artists Co-op, Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center
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Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center ©
Commonwheel Artists Co-op ©
Commonwheel Artists Co-op
Red Rock Canyon Open Space ©
Red Rock Canyon Open Space

2
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.
On the 10th (Sat), take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin and then witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker site .

Do a combination of flight and car from Colorado Springs to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs in November, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are cooler (33°F), and nights are slightly colder (12°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Old West Miniature Village and Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Homesteader Museum, explore the world behind art at Whitney Gallery, then stop by Cowtown Candy Company, and finally explore and take pictures at Dead Indian Summit Overlook.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cody itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November: high temperatures in Cody hover around 44°F and lows are around 24°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Homesteader Museum
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Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Homesteader Museum ©
Homesteader Museum

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nights
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Cowgirls of the West Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Nelson Museum of the West, then take an in-depth tour of Wyoming State Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Lakeview Cemetery. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Ames Monument, then look for gifts at Cowgirl Yarns, then take a stroll through Downtown Laramie, and finally contemplate the long history of Ivinson Mansion.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cheyenne trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Cody to Cheyenne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cody in November, you will find days in Cheyenne are somewhat warmer (50°F), and nights are about the same (25°F). On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Laramie, Ames Monument
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Nelson Museum of the West ©
Nelson Museum of the West
Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Historic Governors' Mansion ©
Historic Governors' Mansion

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Grand Targhee Ski Resort.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jackson Hole online travel planner .

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi from Cheyenne to Jackson Hole in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cheyenne in November; daily highs in Jackson Hole reach 39°F and lows reach 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Cascade Canyon Trail, Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort

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