19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  5​h
1
Denver
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Vail
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Vernal
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Moose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Riverton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Rawlins
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Laramie
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Cheyenne
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Denver
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Boston

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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.
Before you visit Denver, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Boston to Denver is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Boston to Denver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Denver, with lows of 60°F. You'll set off for Vail on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Vail

Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vail Mountain Resort. On the next day, see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vail day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Denver to Vail takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Denver in July, expect nights in Vail to be little chillier, around 49°F, while days are colder, around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Vernal.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Horseback Riding Tours

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Vernal

Vernal ©
Vernal, the county seat and largest city in Uintah County is in northeastern Utah, United States, about 175mi east of Salt Lake City and west of the Colorado border. On the 9th (Tue), learn more about the world around you at Utah Field House of Natural History State Park, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dinosaur National Monument visitor center, then explore the galleries of Dinosaur Quarry Visitor Center, and finally delve into the distant past at McConkie Ranch.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vernal trip maker .

You can drive from Vail to Vernal in 4 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Vail in July: highs in Vernal hover around 91°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Moose.

Things to do in Vernal

Parks Museums Trails

Side Trip

Jensen
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Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. On the 10th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Taggart Lake, hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Moose online day trip planner .

You can drive from Vernal to Moose in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, Moose is a bit cooler than Vernal - with highs of 79°F and lows of 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Mystic Falls Trail and Lower Geyser Basin. Kids will appreciate attractions like Firehole Canyon Drive and Gibbon Falls. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, make a trip to Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Getting from Moose to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Moose in July, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 73°F and lows about 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Riverton.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Riverton

Riverton ©
Riverton is a city in Fremont County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): try to win big at Wind River Casino, then take an in-depth tour of Wind River Heritage Center, and then admire the natural beauty at Castle Gardens Petroglyph Site.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Riverton visit planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yellowstone National Park to Riverton. In July, Riverton is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 88°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rawlins.

Things to do in Riverton

Casinos Fun & Games Museums
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Wind River Heritage Center ©
Wind River Heritage Center

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night
Rawlins

Rawlins
Rawlins is a city in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rawlins visit planner.

Getting from Riverton to Rawlins by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Riverton in July, plan for little chillier nights in Rawlins, with lows around 52°F. You will leave for Laramie on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Rawlins

Museums Historic Sites Parks

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Laramie

Laramie ©
Laramie is a city and the county seat of Albany County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vedauwoo, then delve into the lush surroundings at Medicine Bow National Forest, and then contemplate the long history of Wyoming Territorial Prison State Historic Site. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of Snowy Range Scenic Byway, take in the exciting artwork at Country Junction, and then identify plant and animal life at Deerwood Ranch Wild Horse EcoSanctuary.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Laramie day trip planning site .

You can drive from Rawlins to Laramie in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Laramie can reach 81°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Laramie

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Centennial
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Vedauwoo ©
Vedauwoo

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night
Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cheyenne trip planner .

Drive from Laramie to Cheyenne in an hour. Traveling from Laramie in July, Cheyenne is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Historic Governors' Mansion ©
Historic Governors' Mansion

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Estes Park

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.
For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Estes Park trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Estes Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. While traveling from Cheyenne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Estes Park, ranging from highs of 91°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Museums Shopping
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Aspen and Evergreen Gallery ©
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery

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Denver

Appreciate the collections at Denver Botanic Gardens and Denver Art Museum. 16th Street Mall and Dinosaur Ridge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Denver's surroundings by going to River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs), Jeffco Open Space Parks (in Golden) and Hidden Mesa Open Space & Trail (in Castle Rock). Spend the 24th (Wed) on the water with a fishing tour. Enjoy Denver some more: glide through natural beauty at Cherry Creek State Park and pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip builder website .

You can drive from Estes Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Hidden Mesa Open Space & Trail, Jeffco Open Space Parks, Cherry Creek State Park, Dinosaur Ridge
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River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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