23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Leavenworth
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Spokane
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  6​h
3
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Deer Lodge
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Vernal
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Moab
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
10
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
12
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
End: Las Vegas

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nights
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. When in Leavenworth, make a side trip to see Lake Chelan in Chelan, approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, admire the natural beauty at Ohme Gardens, walk around Front Street Park, and look for gifts at Aplets & Cotlets Candy Kitchen & Country Store.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Leavenworth trip itinerary maker website .

Seattle to Leavenworth is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in August: highs in Leavenworth hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Spokane.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Ohme Gardens, Lake Chelan, Aplets & Cotlets Candy Kitchen & Country Store
Highlights from your plan
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm ©
Leavenworth Reindeer Farm
River Rafting & Tubing
Lake Chelan ©
Lake Chelan

1
night
Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): walk around Riverfront Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, and then walk around Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Spokane attractions website .

Getting from Leavenworth to Spokane by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Manito Park ©
Manito Park
Riverfront Park ©
Riverfront Park
Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park.

To see maps and other tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Spokane to Glacier National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Spokane in August, Glacier National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 10°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Deer Lodge.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

1
night
Deer Lodge

Deer Lodge ©
Deer Lodge is a city in and the county seat of Powell County, Montana, United States. To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Deer Lodge trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Glacier National Park to Deer Lodge in 4.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Deer Lodge

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Butte
Highlights from your plan
World Museum of Mining ©
World Museum of Mining
Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook ©
Granite Mountain Memorial Overlook
Old Montana Prison Complex ©
Old Montana Prison Complex

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then trek along Artist Point, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning website .

Getting from Deer Lodge to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. In August, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Deer Lodge - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car 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
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
night
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 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip maker .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vernal.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

1
night
Vernal

Vernal ©
Vernal, the county seat and largest city in Uintah County is in northeastern Utah, United States, about 175mi east of Salt Lake City and west of the Colorado border. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at Utah Field House of Natural History State Park, then explore the striking landscape of Dinosaur National Monument visitor center, and then learn more about the world around you at Dinosaur Quarry Visitor Center.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vernal vacation builder tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Vernal takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August: high temperatures in Vernal hover around 35°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Vernal

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Jensen
Highlights from your plan
Quarry Exhibit Hall ©
Quarry Exhibit Hall

2
nights
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.
On the 29th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, admire all the interesting features of Delicate Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Sand Dune Arch and then take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch.

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Drive from Vernal to Arches National Park in 4 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Vernal in August: high temperatures in Arches National Park hover around 39°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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hours
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Bret Edge Photography Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Moab attractions planner .

You can drive from Arches National Park to Moab in an hour. August in Moab sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bret Edge Photography Gallery ©
Bret Edge Photography Gallery

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley vacation planning website .

You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Moab in August, with highs in Monument Valley at 36°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Monument Valley - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zion National Park: Canyoning & Rappelling Tours (in Springdale) and Kanab (Kanab Heritage House Museum & Photography Tours). The adventure continues: hike along The Narrows, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park route site .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, expect Zion National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kanab, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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