19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Susanville
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
1
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
North Cascades National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
4
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Badlands National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Boise
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Susanville

1
night
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 15th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Longmire Museum and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Skyline Trail and then admire the sheer force of Comet Falls.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park tour planner.

Susanville to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

3
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): trek along Second Beach Trail and then take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park trip builder.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. September in Olympic National Park sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail

1
night
North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
On the 19th (Tue), stroll through Mt Baker Ski Area.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our North Cascades National Park trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to North Cascades National Park. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mt Baker Ski Area
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Mt Baker Ski Area ©
Mt Baker Ski Area
Ladder Creek Falls ©
Ladder Creek Falls

3
nights
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.
On the 21st (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall and then take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from North Cascades National Park to Glacier National Park. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from North Cascades National Park to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

2
nights
Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park displays Great Plains wildlife such as bison, wild horses, elk, big horn sheep, and prairie dogs in a mixed landscape of expansive prairie and craggy badlands.
Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Chateau de Mores and then appreciate the extensive heritage of South Unit.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park itinerary maker.

Drive from Glacier National Park to Theodore Roosevelt National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Medora
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South Unit ©
South Unit
Chateau de Mores ©
Chateau de Mores
Little Missouri National Grassland ©
Little Missouri National Grassland

2
nights
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Roberts Prairie Dog Town and then explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Minuteman Missile National Historic Site and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prairie Homestead.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Theodore Roosevelt National Park to Badlands National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Philip
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Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead

2
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.
On the 28th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Badlands National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Badlands National Park to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in September, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): look for gifts at Boise Farmers Market, steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary Site, and then hike along Boise River Greenbelt. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Idaho State Capitol Building, see the interesting displays at Warhawk Air Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Boise trip builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Boise takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. In September, Boise is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 80°F and lows of 53°F. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Warhawk Air Museum
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
Warhawk Air Museum ©
Warhawk Air Museum

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