21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Boise
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Aspen
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
9
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h
End: London

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Point Defiance Park and Space Needle. Escape the urban bustle at Bloedel Reserve and Fishing Charters & Tours. Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Snoqualmie Falls in Snoqualmie--about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seattle vacation builder .

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from London to Seattle, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Snoqualmie Falls, Point Defiance Park, Bloedel Reserve
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Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve
Fishing Charters & Tours

3
nights
Portland

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Oregon Zoo and Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Get outdoors at Forest Park and Wahkeena Falls. Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Latourell Falls in Corbett, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, explore the engaging exhibits at Portland Children's Museum, stroll around Peninsula Park and Rose Gardens, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Portland sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Latourell Falls, Wahkeena Falls
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Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

1
night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Boise online travel route planner .

You can fly from Portland to Boise in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Boise. Traveling from Portland in August, expect nights in Boise to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt

3
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Escape the urban bustle at North Rim Trail and Artists’ Paintpots. Step off the beaten path and head to Roosevelt Arch and Uncle Tom's Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from West Yellowstone: Yellowstone National Park (Midway Geyser Basin, Grand Prismatic Spring, & more). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, head outdoors with Yellowstone Nature Connection, get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos, and get to know the fascinating history of Yellowstone Historic Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Boise to West Yellowstone takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Boise in August: highs in West Yellowstone hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©

2
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, then steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, then don't miss a visit to Oxbow Bend, and finally don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Taggart Lake and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip builder site .

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Jackson Hole in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from West Yellowstone in August, Jackson Hole is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

2
nights
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 13th (Tue), get curious at Clark Planetarium, then get curious at Wheeler Historic Farm, and then take in breathtaking views at Millcreek Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): stroll through Lake Blanche Trail, admire the sheer force of Doughnut Falls, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be much hotter, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Doughnut Falls
Highlights from your plan
Millcreek Canyon ©
Millcreek Canyon
Room Escape Games
Clark Planetarium ©
Clark Planetarium

2
nights
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 15th (Thu): trek along Turret Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, then cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Lions Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): hike along Hidden Valley Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Moab road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Moab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In August, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Aspen.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Lions Park ©
Lions Park
Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve ©
Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve

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hours
Aspen

Aspen
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Aspen tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Moab to Aspen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or fly. In August, Aspen is little chillier than Moab - with highs of 29°C and lows of 9°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors Parks Tours

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nights
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 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, then trek along Seven Bridges Trail, then walk around North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center, and finally find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Colorado Springs trip builder tool .

You can fly from Aspen to Colorado Springs in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Aspen in August, with highs in Colorado Springs at 33°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the bus ride to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Highlights from your plan
North Cheyenne Canon Park ©
North Cheyenne Canon Park
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Seven Bridges Trail ©
Seven Bridges Trail

1
night
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 18th (Sun): get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Denver attractions planner.

Traveling by bus from Colorado Springs to Denver takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. August in Denver sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Cherry Creek State Park, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
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