22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 2 nights
2
Yakima
— 1 night
3
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
4
Kalispell
— 2 nights
5
Butte
— 1 night
6
Big Sky
— 2 nights
7
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
8
Cody
— 1 night
9
Gillette
— 1 night
10
Rapid City
— 2 nights
11
Hot Springs
— 1 night
12
Cheyenne
— 1 night
13
Estes Park
— 1 night
14
Denver
— 2 nights

2
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.
On the 25th (Sun), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, thentake a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally look for gifts at Chukar Cherries. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then stroll around Discovery Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Seattle itinerary maker website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Seattle is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Seattle. When traveling from Amsterdam in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yakima.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
Yakima

Yakima
Yakima is a U.S. To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yakima travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Seattle to Yakima by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in Yakima to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. On the 27th (Tue), you'll travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Yakima

Wineries Outdoors Tours

1
night
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, thenexplore the activities along Coeur d'Alene Lake, and then stroll around Coeur d'Alene City Park and Independence Point. On the next day, stop by KnitKnit, wander the wide-open spaces of Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch, thenstroll around McEuen Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Coeur d'Alene road trip planning app.

You can drive from Yakima to Coeur d'Alene in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yakima in August, expect nights in Coeur d'Alene to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Kalispell.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch ©
Seven Stars Alpaca Ranch
Coeur d'Alene Lake ©
Coeur d'Alene Lake
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails

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nights
Kalispell

Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 29th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Conrad Mansion, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Saint Matthew's Church, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Lone Pine State Park, admire the majestic nature at Flathead Lake State Park, and then make a trip to Whitefish Depot.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kalispell travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Coeur d'Alene to Kalispell in 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Kalispell. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in August since evenings lows in Kalispell dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Butte.

Things to do in Kalispell

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Whitefish Depot
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Flathead Lake State Park ©
Flathead Lake State Park
Conrad Mansion ©
Conrad Mansion

1
night
Butte

Butte ©
Butte is a city in, and the county seat of Silver Bow County, Montana, United States. On the 31st (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook, contemplate the long history of Copper King Mansion, thenget engrossed in the history at World Museum of Mining, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Berkeley Pit.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Butte tour planning site.

You can drive from Kalispell to Butte in 4 hours. In August in Butte, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Big Sky.

Things to do in Butte

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
World Museum of Mining ©
World Museum of Mining
Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook ©
Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook
Berkeley Pit ©
Berkeley Pit

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Big Sky

Big Sky is a census-designated place (CDP) in Gallatin and Madison counties in southwestern Montana. On the 1st (Sun), hike along Ousel Falls Trail, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Soldiers Chapel, and finally stroll through Big Sky Resort.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Big Sky trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Butte to Big Sky takes 2.5 hours. In August, Big Sky is a bit cooler than Butte - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Big Sky

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
The Soldiers Chapel
The Soldiers Chapel
Big Sky Resort ©
Big Sky Resort

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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.
On the 2nd (Mon), hike along Jenny Lake Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. On the next day, cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Big Sky to Grand Teton National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Big Sky in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Grand Teton National Park, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

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night
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 4th (Wed): admire the engineering at Buffalo Bill Dam, thenget engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and then contemplate the long history of Old Trail Town.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cody day trip website.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Cody takes 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cody when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gillette.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town
Buffalo Bill Dam ©
Buffalo Bill Dam

1
night
Gillette

Gillette ©
Gillette is a city in and the county seat of Campbell County, Wyoming, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): go deep underground at Eagle Butte Coal Mine, thentake an in-depth tour of Rockpile Museum, thensample the tasty concoctions at Gillette Brewing Company, and finally raise your glass at Big Lost Meadery and Brewery. Keep things going the next day: wander the wide-open spaces of Durham Bison Ranch.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gillette trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Cody to Gillette by car takes about 4.5 hours. In September in Gillette, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Gillette

Breweries & Distilleries Nightlife Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Big Lost Meadery and Brewery ©
Big Lost Meadery and Brewery
Rockpile Museum ©
Rockpile Museum
Eagle Butte Coal Mine ©
Eagle Butte Coal Mine

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
On the 7th (Sat), learn about all things military at South Dakota Air and Space Museum, meet the residents at Reptile Gardens, thenlearn about winemaking at Firehouse Wine Cellars, and finally wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City.

To find maps and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City online tour planner.

You can drive from Gillette to Rapid City in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Gillette in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rapid City, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Rapid City

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
South Dakota Air and Space Museum ©
South Dakota Air and Space Museum

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night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Hot Springs is a city in Fall River County, South Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Wildlife Loop Road, take a memorable drive along Needles Highway, and then appreciate the history behind Bicycle Sculpture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): hike along Elk Mountain Nature Trail, thenHead underground at Wind Cave National Park, and then learn more about the world around you at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hot Springs trip itinerary app.

Getting from Rapid City to Hot Springs by car takes about an hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rapid City in September since evenings lows in Hot Springs dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Wind Cave National Park, Bicycle Sculpture, Wildlife Loop Road, Needles Highway
Highlights from your plan
Wildlife Loop Road ©
Wildlife Loop Road
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Wind Cave National Park ©
Wind Cave National 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. On the 10th (Tue), ponder the world of politics at Wyoming State Capitol and then have fun and explore at Wyoming State Museum.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cheyenne trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hot Springs to Cheyenne takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wyoming State Museum ©
Wyoming State Museum
Wyoming State Capitol ©
Wyoming State Capitol

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Estes Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cheyenne to Estes Park by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cheyenne in September: highs in Estes Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Tours Spas
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Horseback Riding Tours

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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 11th (Wed): wander the streets of 16th Street Mall. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans.

For maps and other tourist information, refer to the Denver trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Estes Park to Denver in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, daytime highs in Denver are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Trinity United Methodist Church ©
Trinity United Methodist Church

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