19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
2
Rapid City
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Cheyenne
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
6
Sandpoint
— 7 nights
Drive:  8​h
End: Calgary

1
night
Helena

Helena
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Helena trip maker website .

Calgary, Canada to Helena is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. When traveling from Calgary in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Helena: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 16°C at night. You will leave for Rapid City on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Helena

Parks Museums Nature

6
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Let the collections at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute and Minuteman Missile National Historic Site capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Prairie Homestead and Chapel in the Hills. Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs), Peter Norbeck Visitors Center (in Custer) and Native American Educational and Cultural Center (in Crazy Horse). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Adams House, see the interesting displays at Museum of Geology, get engrossed in the history at Days of '76 Museum, and stroll the grounds of Mount Moriah Cemetery.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rapid City trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Helena to Rapid City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Deadwood, Lead, Philip, Native American Educational and Cultural Center, The Museum @ Black Hills Institute
Highlights from your plan
The Journey Museum and Learning Center ©
Adams House ©
Adams House
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead

2
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 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Cowgirls of the West Museum, then appreciate the history behind Cheyenne Big Boots, then see the interesting displays at Cheyenne Depot Museum, and finally browse the collection at Laramie County Public Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): admire the striking features of Historic Governors' Mansion, then take an in-depth tour of Nelson Museum of the West, then get engrossed in the history at Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Walburga.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Cheyenne vacation tool .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Rapid City to Cheyenne in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Rapid City in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Cheyenne, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abbey of St. Walburga
Highlights from your plan
Cowgirls of the West Museum ©
Cowgirls of the West Museum
Nelson Museum of the West ©
Nelson Museum of the West

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Cheyenne to Salt Lake City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Cheyenne in July, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

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 28th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, pause for some photo ops at Idaho State Capitol Building, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral.

Plan trip to Boise with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Boise takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Boise, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sandpoint.

Things to do in Boise

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building

7
nights
Sandpoint

Sandpoint ©
Sandpoint is the largest town in, and the county seat of, Bonner County, Idaho, United States. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pend Oreille County Museum and Bonner County History Museum. Bird Aviation Museum & Invention Cente and Libby Heritage Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Sandpoint side-trips: Kootenai Falls & Swinging Bridge (in Libby), Silverwood Theme Park (in Athol) and Bonners Ferry (Boundary County Museum & Heart Rock Wines). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, take a memorable tour with Action Water Sports, pause for some serene contemplation at Cedar Hills Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sandpoint City Beach.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Sandpoint online trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Boise to Sandpoint with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to Sandpoint due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Boise in July: high temperatures in Sandpoint hover around 33°C and lows are around 13°C. On the 5th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Sandpoint

Outdoors Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Libby, Bonners Ferry, Silverwood Theme Park, Pend Oreille County Museum, Laughing Dog Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail ©
Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail
Pend Oreille County Museum ©
Pend Oreille County Museum
Heart Rock Wines ©
Heart Rock Wines

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