21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Idaho Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Vernal
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Glenwood Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Cheyenne
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Buffalo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
12
Cody
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
14
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Madeleine, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Joseph Smith Memorial Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, and finally view the masterpieces at Art at the Main Gallery.

For where to stay and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip builder website .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Salt Lake City is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

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Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls ©
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. On the 1st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Collector Corner Museum, examine the collection at Museum of Idaho, then pause for some photo ops at Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Idaho Brewing Company.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Idaho Falls holiday planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Idaho Falls in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect little chillier evenings in Idaho Falls when traveling from Salt Lake City in May, with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Vernal.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Museum of Idaho ©
Museum of Idaho
Collector Corner Museum ©
Collector Corner Museum
Idaho Brewing Company ©
Idaho Brewing Company

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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. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the ancient world of McConkie Ranch, then appreciate the history behind Seasonally Decorated Dinosaur, then get a new perspective on nature at Utah Field House of Natural History State Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Red Fleet State Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vernal trip planner .

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Vernal in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Idaho Falls in June, with highs in Vernal at 36°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Vernal

Parks Historic Sites Trails
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Red Fleet State Park ©
Red Fleet State Park

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): trek along Arches National Park. On your second day here, examine the collection at Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Moab LCA, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Moab holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Vernal to Moab takes 4 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vernal in June: high temperatures in Moab hover around 41°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Moab

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Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Gallery Moab LCA ©
Gallery Moab LCA
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Explore your travel options from Moab to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Moab in June, expect Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to be little chillier, temps between 37°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Glenwood Springs.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Parks Nature
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1
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Glenwood Springs

Glenwood Springs occupies a scenic location at the junction of the Colorado River and the Roaring Fork River, halfway between Vail and Aspen along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Glenwood Springs online trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Glenwood Springs with the Route module. While traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Glenwood Springs, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Glenwood Springs

Spas Adventure Tours
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Thermal Spas
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Coors Field, contemplate the long history of Union Station, then wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and finally admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planner.

You can drive from Glenwood Springs to Denver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Glenwood Springs in June: high temperatures in Denver hover around 33°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): take a stroll through Downtown Estes Park, view the masterpieces at Aspen and Evergreen Gallery, and then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Estes Park tour itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Estes Park

Neighborhoods Museums Shopping
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Aspen and Evergreen Gallery ©
Aspen and Evergreen Gallery
Downtown Estes Park ©
Downtown Estes Park

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Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): examine the collection at Cheyenne Depot Museum, make a trip to Cheyenne Big Boots, have fun and explore at Wyoming State Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Cheyenne Frontier Days Old West Museum, and finally stroll the grounds of Lakeview Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cheyenne day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Estes Park to Cheyenne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. When traveling from Estes Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cheyenne: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Museum
Cheyenne Depot Museum ©
Cheyenne Depot Museum

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, then take in the exciting artwork at Insideout, then learn about winemaking at Prairie Berry Winery, and finally explore and take pictures at Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Keystone trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Cheyenne to Keystone in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Traveling from Cheyenne in June, expect nights in Keystone to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Keystone

Scenic Drive Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hill City, Iron Mountain Road
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Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Prairie Berry Winery ©
Prairie Berry Winery
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

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Buffalo

Buffalo ©
Buffalo is a city in Johnson County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum, and then tee off at Buffalo Golf Club.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Buffalo journey planner .

Getting from Keystone to Buffalo by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cody.

Things to do in Buffalo

Golf Outdoors Museums
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Buffalo Golf Club ©
Buffalo Golf Club
Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum ©
Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum
The Historic Occidental Hotel Museum ©

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Draper Natural History Museum, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Plains Indian, then see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town, then get your game on at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, and finally examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cody trip planner .

Getting from Buffalo to Cody by car takes about 3.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Cody are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
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Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum

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Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
On the 15th (Sat), let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then stop by Yellowstone Gifts & Sweets.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gardiner online tour planner .

You can drive from Cody to Gardiner in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Cody in June; daily highs in Gardiner reach 24°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Gardiner

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Horseback Riding Tours
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Beaver Ponds Loop Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail. Spend the 16th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids, and cruise along Lamar Valley.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park tour builder site .

Traveling by car from Gardiner to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Yellowstone National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

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Grand Teton
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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