22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Sheridan
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Casper
— 3 nights
8
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
End: Salt Lake City

1
night
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.
To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Salt Lake City road trip planning site .

If you are flying in from Netherlands, the closest major airport is Salt Lake City International Airport. In September, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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 2nd (Mon): take in the views from Snake River Bridge and then look for all kinds of wild species at Blacktail Ponds Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Jackson Hole trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Moose, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Town Square ©
Town Square

5
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and identify plant and animal life at Lehardy's Rapids.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in September, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 18°C and lows at 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
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.
On the 9th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Whitney Gallery and then examine the collection at Buffalo Bill Center of the West. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town, then admire the engineering at Buffalo Bill Dam, then see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, and finally examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cody trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Cody: highs are around 24°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sheridan.

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
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

2
nights
Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. On the 11th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at King's Saddlery and Museum, contemplate the long history of The Historic Sheridan Inn, then immerse yourself in nature at Trail End State Historic Site, and finally take a peaceful walk through Bighorn National Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Fort Phil Kearny and then admire the sheer force of Shell Falls.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sheridan attractions planning site .

You can drive from Cody to Sheridan in 3 hours. While traveling from Cody, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sheridan, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Sheridan

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bighorn National Forest ©
Bighorn National Forest
Trail End State Historic Site ©
Trail End State Historic Site
The Historic Sheridan Inn ©
The Historic Sheridan Inn

2
nights
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sat), admire all the interesting features of Big Thunder Gold Mine. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and finally appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Keystone itinerary planner.

You can drive from Casper to Keystone in 4 hours. While traveling from Casper, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Keystone, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 8°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

3
nights
Casper

Casper ©
Casper is a city in and the county seat of Natrona County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): head outdoors with Hell's Half Acre, contemplate the long history of Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site, and then trek along Platte River Trails. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Garden Creek Falls, then examine the collection at Tate Geological Museum, then see the interesting displays at Werner Wildlife Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Bishop House.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Casper tour planner.

Getting from Keystone to Casper by car takes about 4 hours. In September in Casper, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Casper

Outdoors Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tate Geological Museum ©
Tate Geological Museum
Fort Caspar Museum and Historic Site ©
Werner Wildlife Museum ©
Werner Wildlife Museum

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 17th (Tue), stroll through Arches National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Moab road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Casper to Moab takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, Moab is somewhat warmer than Casper - with highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Delicate Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

3
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Great Salt Lake and then head off the coast to Antelope Island State Park. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, then shop like a local with Park City Main Street Historic District, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City journey planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Moab to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Park City, Antelope Island State Park
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Island State Park ©
Antelope Island State Park
Room Escape Games
LDS Conference Center ©
LDS Conference Center

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