19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
+2
train + Fly + taxi:  14​h
1
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Eureka
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  3​h
9
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
Denver
— 1 night
Fly + train:  14​h
End: Brussels

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night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook and then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park holiday planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Glacier National Park is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Glacier National Park is minus 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from Brussels in September, with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
River Rafting & Tubing
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), take a stroll through Pioneer Square, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle tour builder website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

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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.
On the 4th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, and finally identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, identify plant and animal life at Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, then relax in the rural setting at Red Ridge Farms, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Portland trip planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Portland sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Red Ridge Farms, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Coos Bay

Coos Bay ©
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. On the 6th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bandon State Park, then hike along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, and finally admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Coos Bay trip maker website .

You can drive from Portland to Coos Bay in 4 hours. While traveling from Portland, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Coos Bay, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Eureka.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bandon, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park

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Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. On the 8th (Sat), stroll through Trinidad State Beach, then kick back and relax at Big Lagoon County Park, and then kick back and relax at College Cove. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Samoa Dunes Recreation Area, then identify plant and animal life at Arcata Community Forest, and then pick up some local products at Arcata Farmers' Market.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Eureka tour planning website .

You can drive from Coos Bay to Eureka in 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Trinidad, Arcata, Samoa Dunes Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Trinidad State Beach ©
Trinidad State Beach
Samoa Dunes Recreation Area ©
Samoa Dunes Recreation Area
Arcata Community Forest ©
Arcata Community Forest

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace. Keep things going the next day: shop like a local with Union Square, take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Eureka to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Eureka in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Yellowstone Lake and Old Faithful. Step out of the city life by going to Lamar Valley and Grand Prismatic Spring. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, trek along Artist Point, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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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 15th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally browse the different shops at City Creek Center.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City trip planning website .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Salt Lake City to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 16th (Sun), trek along Devils Garden Trailhead, then explore the ancient world of Sego Canyon Petroglyphs, then don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, and finally hike along Turret Arch. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Double O Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Windows, and then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Arches National Park day trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Salt Lake City to Arches National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In September in Arches National Park, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Sego Canyon Petroglyphs
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then stop by Tattered Cover Bookstore.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Denver road trip app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Arches National Park to Denver in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Arches National Park in September, expect nights in Denver to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Nature Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax ©
Tattered Cover Book Store Colfax