19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: The Woodlands
Drive:  18 h 30 min
1
Estes Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
2
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  9 h 15 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
7
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h
9
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h 30 min
End: The Woodlands

2
nights
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 22nd (Tue): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, admire all the interesting features of Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Estes Park trip maker.

The Woodlands to Estes Park is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from The Woodlands to Estes Park is minus 1 hour. Expect much colder evenings in Estes Park when traveling from The Woodlands in June, with lows around 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Horseback Riding Tours
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway

2
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.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Wed), trek along Presidential Trail and then pause for some photo ops at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Rush Mountain Adventure Park and then stop by Goodtyme Photo.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Keystone trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Estes Park to Keystone by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Estes Park in June, expect Keystone to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Rush Mountain Adventure Park ©
Rush Mountain Adventure Park
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): hike along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, trek along Artist Point, thentake in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and finally take in the natural beauty of Sulphur Caldron. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, thentake in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park journey planner.

You can fly from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Keystone in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 66°F and 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, hike along Jenny Lake Trail, thentake in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, and finally take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Utah's Hogle Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and then get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Grand Teton National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Utah's Hogle Zoo ©
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

2
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours, grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Moab travel route planner.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Moab in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of tram, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and car. Expect a daytime high around 97°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Climbing Tours
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
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 3rd (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo and then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens. Keep things going the next day: look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, get to know the fascinating history of 16th Street Mall, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Denver road trip planning tool.

Fly from Moab to Denver in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in July, expect Denver to be a bit cooler, temps between 87°F and 60°F. You will leave for Colorado Springs on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Denver

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Zoo ©
Denver Zoo
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, explore the world behind art at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, thenstroll around Garden of the Gods, and finally look for gifts at Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Drive from Denver to Colorado Springs in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Colorado Springs sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop ©
North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory ©
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

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nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Bring the kids along to Cave of the Winds and Maid of the Mist. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, and immerse yourself in nature at Whirlpool State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip builder site.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Niagara Falls by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Colorado Springs in July: highs in Niagara Falls hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 63°F. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara Jet Adventures, Niagara Power Project Visitors Center
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center ©
Niagara Power Project Visitors Center
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds