22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + taxi:  14​h
1
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  8​h
2
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Canyonlands National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Capitol Reef National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Visiting Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Grinnell Glacier will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook, and trek along Highline Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park road trip planner.

Amsterdam, Holland to Glacier National Park is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Glacier National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: highs in Glacier National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Escape the urban bustle at Colorado National Monument and Fiery Furnace. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch, hike along Landscape Arch, and cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Arches National Park online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Arches National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in July: high temperatures in Arches National Park hover around 42°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Colorado National Monument
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Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

2
nights
Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
On the 25th (Sat), get great views at Grand View Point Overlook, explore the striking landscape at Mesa Arch, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Island in the Sky, then hike along White Rim Trail, and finally take a memorable drive along White Rim Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): hike along Shafer Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Confluence Overlook Trail, then take in breathtaking views at The Needles, and finally explore the striking landscape at The Maze.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
White Rim Road ©
White Rim Road
White Rim Trail ©
White Rim Trail

2
nights
Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature & Parks and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Capitol Reef National Park . On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Cohab Canyon Trail, trek along The Hickman Bridge Trail, then hike along Navajo Knobs Trail, and finally grab your bike and head to Cathedral Valley Loop.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Capitol Reef National Park online attractions planner .

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 4 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Canyonlands National Park in July: high temperatures in Capitol Reef National Park hover around 32°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park
Cohab Canyon Trail ©
Cohab Canyon Trail

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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.
Get outdoors at Grand Teton and Cascade Canyon Trail. Go for a jaunt from Grand Teton National Park to Cody to see Bridger-Teton National Forest about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Capitol Reef National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. In July in Grand Teton National Park, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

7
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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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yellowstone National Park: West Yellowstone (Horseback Riding Tours & Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center). And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, trek along Mystic Falls Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park journey planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 24°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

West Yellowstone
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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