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:  13​h 45​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Welches
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Bend
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Spokane
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Boise
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
bus + ferry:  1​h 30​min
12
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Amsterdam

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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.
To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Glacier National Park is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Amsterdam in April since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Helena.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): hike along MacDonald Pass.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Helena online route planner .

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Helena takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Helena can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Helena

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
MacDonald Pass ©
MacDonald Pass

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Lone Star Geyser and Fort Yellowstone Historic District are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lower Geyser Basin. Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Monument Geyser Basin, get great views at Observation Point Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Black Sand Basin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Helena to Yellowstone National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Helena in April; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 6°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Fairy Falls ©
Fairy Falls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Portland

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Multnomah Falls and Oregon Zoo. Head to Powell's City of Books and Portland Saturday Marketfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Pittock Mansion, get to know the fascinating history of Eastbank Esplanade, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and hike along Forest Park.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Grand Teton National Park to Portland takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Portland, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Welches.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

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Welches

Welches ©
Welches is an unincorporated community in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Welches road trip site .

You can drive from Portland to Welches in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Portland in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Welches: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 13°C at night. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Welches

Wildlife Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wildwood Recreation Site ©
Wildwood Recreation Site

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Welches to Crater Lake National Park in 5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bend.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

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Bend

Bend
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bend online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Bend takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May, daytime highs in Bend are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 10th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Spokane day trip website .

Getting from Bend to Spokane by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. May in Spokane sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Boise.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes ©
Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): trek along Boise River Greenbelt.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Boise day trip planning site .

Getting from Spokane to Boise by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Spokane to Boise is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Boise are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Take a break from the city and head to Ruby Beach and Ozette Loop Hike. Step out of Olympic National Park to go to Quinault and see Quinault Big Spruce Tree, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rialto Beach, trek along Second Beach Trail, and admire all the interesting features of Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Boise to Olympic National Park is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Boise, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Quinault Big Spruce Tree
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail

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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 15th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, read Seattle trip planner .

Fly from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, Seattle is a bit warmer than Olympic National Park - with highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight