19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Boise
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Moab
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Keystone
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Birmingham

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, stroll through Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yellowstone National Park using our trip planner.

Birmingham to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Birmingham to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Birmingham in May: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 53°F and lows are around 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

1
night
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. May in West Yellowstone sees daily highs of 57°F and lows of 31°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife Tours Parks
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Yellowstone Big Gun Fun ©
Yellowstone Big Gun Fun
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle online route planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from West Yellowstone to Seattle in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from West Yellowstone to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from West Yellowstone in May, expect nights in Seattle to be much hotter, around 52°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
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 29th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, then don't miss a visit to Pioneer Courthouse Square, and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in May, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 31st (Sun), stop by Idaho Candy Company Store and Factory, then hike along Boise River Greenbelt, then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Boise Escape.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Boise trip planner .

Fly from Portland to Boise in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Boise due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Boise can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Boise

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Boise Escape ©
Boise Escape
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 1st (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then make a trip to Temple Square, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City attractions planner.

Fly from Boise to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Salt Lake City can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Room Escape Games

1
night
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): stroll through Double Arch and then hike along Arches National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Moab trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Moab in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in June: highs in Moab hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Moab

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Moab to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Moab in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 103°F and lows at 77°F. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On the 7th (Sun), get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then trek along Presidential Trail, and finally see the interesting displays at National Presidential Wax Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then cruise along Iron Mountain Road.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Keystone trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Keystone takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Keystone. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect Keystone to be cooler, temps between 73°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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