22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Drive to Truckee
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Truckee
— 1 night
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Shuttle to Bozeman, Fly to Dickinson
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Medora
— 2 nights
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Fly to Denver, Bus to Grand Lake, CO, Drive to Rocky Mountain National Park
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): go for a stroll along the water at Donner Lake Watersports & Marina and then take in the views from Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Inspiration Point Vista, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Truckee River Bike Trail, and then go for a stroll along the water at North Tahoe Marina.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Truckee online road trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Truckee is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Truckee due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Truckee when traveling from Manchester in May, with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Trails

Side Trips

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, Hoover Dam, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Truckee to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Truckee in May, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Bryce Canyon National Park

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, hike along Queen's Garden Trail, take in the pleasant sights at Paria View, and take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. In May, Bryce Canyon National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 20°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

1
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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

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 (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Madeleine, and then stroll through Temple Square.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City visit planner.

You can fly from Bryce Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In May, Salt Lake City is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

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Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

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 14th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Jenny Lake Overlook, then go for a walk through Potholes Turnout, then take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, and finally cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park sightseeing website.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Grand Teton National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, Grand Teton National Park is little chillier than Salt Lake City - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, appreciate the extensive heritage of S Rim Trail, and explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in May, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 13°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Medora.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Wildlife · Parks · Theme Parks

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Medora

Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stroll through South Unit.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Medora sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from West Yellowstone to Medora in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and taxi. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from West Yellowstone in May, with highs in Medora at 21°C and lows at 3°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Medora

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 24th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel on the Rock, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bierstadt Lake, and finally hike along Emerald Lake Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park road trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and car from Medora to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Rocky Mountain National Park can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Montana travel guide

4.8
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Wildlife Areas
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.

North Dakota travel guide

4.6
National Parks · History Museums · Historic Sites
Geographic Center of the North American Continent
A primarily rural state, North Dakota is the ancient home of the Lakota tribe. Norwegian settlers once made up the European population, and one of the state's major attractions is the Norsk Høstfest, the largest Norwegian festival in the United States. The vast plains and never-ending sky inspire the many orchestras that call the state home. The spirituality of the music is second only to the spirituality of the people, as the state has the nation's highest percentage of churchgoing residents. The state's open fields are conducive to fishing, hunting, and winter activities.