20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive:  7​h
1
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Devils Tower
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Dallas

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Keystone online journey planner .

Denver to Keystone is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in August: high temperatures in Keystone hover around 29°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial

1
day
Devils Tower

Devils Tower
A trip to Devils Tower proves equally suitable for adrenaline addicts and nature enthusiasts on the lookout for unique geological formations.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Tower Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Devils Tower online vacation builder .

You can drive from Keystone to Devils Tower in 2.5 hours. August in Devils Tower sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

6
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.
You've added Midway Geyser Basin, Uncle Tom's Trail, Artist Point, and other attractions to your itinerary. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Devils Tower to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. In August, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Devils Tower - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Mon) before leaving for Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Mammoth Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Hot Springs

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, stroll through Jenny Lake Trail, and then take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, take a peaceful walk through Teton National Forest, and then take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Teton National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road
Teton National Forest ©
Teton National Forest

few
hours
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.
On the 21st (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip planner .

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to Salt Lake City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 22nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, then make a trip to Cloud Gate, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then don't miss a visit to Buckingham Fountain, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Chicago holiday builder site .

Fly from Salt Lake City to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Chicago. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, you will find days in Chicago are little chillier (33°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

6
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets, Wild Willy's Airboat Tours and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, laugh and play at Discovery Cove, and get a sense of history and politics at City Hall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip maker website .

You can fly from Chicago to Orlando in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Orlando. Traveling from Chicago in August, things will get a bit warmer in Orlando: highs are around 39°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Wild Willy's Airboat Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

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