18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Venice
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Durango
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Cheyenne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Laramie
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Bozeman
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
9
Missoula
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Spokane
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
11
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Venice

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 7th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Heard Museum, admire the architecture and history at Old Adobe Mission, then see the interesting displays at Desert Botanical Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Basilica.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip builder app .

Venice, Italy to Phoenix is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Venice to Phoenix. Traveling from Venice in September, expect nights in Phoenix to be a bit warmer, around 30°C, while days are warmer, around 43°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Adobe Mission
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bandelier National Monument and Petroglyph National Monument. Albuquerque Old Town and Indian Pueblo Cultural Center are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Albuquerque tour planner .

Getting from Phoenix to Albuquerque by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in September: high temperatures in Albuquerque hover around 33°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Bandelier National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town
Bandelier National Monument ©
Bandelier National Monument
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

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.
On the 11th (Wed), browse the exhibits of Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, then learn about winemaking at Four Leaves Winery, and then see the interesting displays at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Durango visit planner .

You can drive from Albuquerque to Durango in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Albuquerque in September, expect Durango to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Durango

Tours Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Four Leaves Winery ©
Four Leaves Winery

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
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.
On the 12th (Thu), engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, don't miss a visit to 16th Street Mall, and then contemplate the long history of Union Station. Keep things going the next day: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and then contemplate the long history of Dinosaur Ridge.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Denver online vacation maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Durango to Denver takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Durango in September since evenings lows in Denver dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dinosaur Ridge, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

1
night
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. On the 14th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Historic Governors' Mansion, see the interesting displays at Cheyenne Depot Museum, then have fun and explore at Wyoming State Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Lakeview Cemetery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cheyenne road trip website .

You can drive from Denver to Cheyenne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In September in Cheyenne, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Laramie.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cheyenne Depot Museum ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Historic Governors' Mansion ©
Historic Governors' Mansion

1
night
Laramie

Laramie ©
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. On the 15th (Sun), wander the streets of Downtown Laramie, then take a peaceful walk through Medicine Bow National Forest, and then steep yourself in history at Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Laramie tour site .

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Laramie takes an hour. Traveling from Cheyenne in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Laramie, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Laramie

Nature Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Laramie ©
Downtown Laramie

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of S Rim Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Laramie to Yellowstone National Park. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Laramie in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail

few
hours
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 18th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman and then see the interesting displays at American Computer Museum.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bozeman online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Bozeman in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: high temperatures in Bozeman hover around 26°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Missoula.

Things to do in Bozeman

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©

1
night
Missoula

Missoula
Missoula is a city in the U.S. To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Missoula tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Missoula takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daytime highs in Missoula are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Missoula

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
day
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take a stroll through Downtown Spokane, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, and then admire the natural beauty at Manito Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Spokane trip website .

You can drive from Missoula to Spokane in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Missoula to Spokane. Traveling from Missoula in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Spokane. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes
Downtown Spokane ©
Downtown Spokane

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Pioneer Square and Bruce Lee Grave Site are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Pike Place Market and The Museum of Flight. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip maker app .

Fly from Spokane to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Spokane in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Seattle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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