23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
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Troutdale
— 1 night
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
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Denver
— 2 nights

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Grand Teton National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, then hike along Jenny Lake Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Leigh Lake. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park online day trip planner.

Atlanta to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to Grand Teton National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in September, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are little chillier (68°F), and nights are much colder (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Jenny Lake Trail
4.8
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Must see
Grand Teton
4.9

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Faithful and Midway Geyser Basin. Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and Monument Geyser Basin. And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, explore the striking landscape of Aurum Geyser, and explore the striking landscape at Blue Star Spring.

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

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Old Faithful
4.5

2
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then appreciate the views at Logan Pass. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 70°F and lows reach 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Avalanche Lake
4.9
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Must see
Logan Pass
4.7

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, then explore the activities along Crescent Lake, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Storm King. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then hike along Hoh River Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Glacier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, Olympic National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Crescent Lake
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Hoh River Trail
4.9

1
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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 17th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of the Shadows, then head outdoors with Reflection Lakes, and finally trek along Skyline Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and shuttle. September in Mount Rainier National Park sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Troutdale.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mount Rainier
4.7
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Must see
Skyline Trail
5.0
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Outdoor Activity
Reflection Lakes
5.0

1
night
Troutdale

Troutdale ©
Troutdale is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon, U.S.A., north of Gresham and east of Wood Village. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, and then explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Troutdale road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Troutdale with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Troutdale

Nature · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Waterfall
Multnomah Falls
4.7
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Geologic Formation
Oneonta Gorge
4.7
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Historic Site
Columbia River Highway
4.9

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park vacation builder website.

Getting from Troutdale to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. While traveling from Troutdale, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 20th (Mon), trek along Lands End, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Crater Lake National Park to San Francisco takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 58°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Lands End
4.8

2
nights

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at General Grant Tree Trail and then hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary website.

Getting from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Moro Rock Trail
4.9
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Must see
Giant Forest
4.9

1
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): cruise along Artists Dr, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Zabriskie Point
4.8
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Water Body
Badwater Basin
4.7
Scenic Drive
Artists Dr
4.6

4
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Half Dome. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yosemite, Tunnel View and El Capitan. There's still lots to do: trek along Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip app.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. While traveling from Death Valley National Park, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 38°F. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Sentinel Dome
4.9
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
El Capitan
4.9

1
night
Rocky Mountain National Park

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 28th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Bear Lake, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sheep Lakes, then cruise along Trail Ridge Road, and finally trek along Tundra Communities Trail.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September: high temperatures in Rocky Mountain National Park hover around 81°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Trail Ridge Road
4.9
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Water Body
Bear Lake
4.7
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National Park
Sheep Lakes
4.3

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, and then take a memorable drive along Mount Evans Scenic Byway. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain and then stroll through Flatirons.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Denver online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Denver in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Denver are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mount Evans
4.8
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Must see
Flatirons
4.7
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Mountain
Lookout Mountain
4.7

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