23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Rapid City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Sheridan
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h
5
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
Kayenta
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Williams
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Las Vegas
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Anaheim
— 1 day
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
12
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  6 h 30 min
13
Cheyenne
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
14
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
15
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
16
Seattle
— 1 night
Ferry + Bus:  4 h 15 min
17
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  15 h 15 min
End: Amsterdam

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Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mount Rushmore National Memorial (in Keystone) and Badlands National Park (Panorama Point Overlook, Badlands Wall, &more). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Storybook Island, stop by Alex Johnson Mercantile, do a tasting at Firehouse Wine Cellars, and identify plant and animal life at Bear Country USA.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rapid City tour planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Rapid City is an approximately 12- hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rapid City, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Badlands National Park, Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

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Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of King's Saddlery and Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at Bighorn National Forest, and then don't miss a visit to The Historic Sheridan Inn.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sheridan online tour planner.

Getting from Rapid City to Sheridan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Rapid City in September, Sheridan is slightly colder at night with lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Cody.

Things to do in Sheridan

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bighorn National Forest ©
Bighorn National Forest
King's Saddlery and Museum ©
King's Saddlery and Museum
The Historic Sheridan Inn ©
The Historic Sheridan Inn

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the engineering at Buffalo Bill Dam, then have some family-friendly fun at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, then get engrossed in the history at Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and finally look for gifts at Cowtown Candy Company.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Cody trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Cody takes 3 hours. Traveling from Sheridan in September, you will find days in Cody are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC ©
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Buffalo Bill Dam ©
Buffalo Bill Dam

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Blue Star Spring. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cody to West Yellowstone takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cody in September: high temperatures in West Yellowstone hover around 20°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

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night
Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Mesa, then learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies, and then take a stroll through Downtown Grand Junction.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction road trip tool.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from West Yellowstone to Grand Junction in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from West Yellowstone in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Junction, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Meadery of the Rockies
Highlights from your plan
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa
Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

1
night
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 7th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park.

Plan a trip to Moab easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Grand Junction to Moab in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. In September, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Kayenta.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

1
night
Kayenta

Kayenta
Kayenta is a U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): examine the collection at Navajo Cultural Center, then make a trip to Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, and then explore the striking landscape at Church Rock.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kayenta day trip planning site.

You can drive from Moab to Kayenta in 3 hours. Traveling from Moab in September, Kayenta is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Williams.

Things to do in Kayenta

Museums Nature Parks

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Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pete's Rt 66 Gas Station Museum, do a tasting at Grand Canyon Wine Company, then get engrossed in the history at Williams Depot, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Sycamore Canyon. Keep things going the next day: let little ones run wild at Big Toy Playground, then get to know the resident critters at Grand Canyon Deer Farm, then tee off at Elephant Rocks at Williams, and finally stop by Thunder Eagle Native Art.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Williams trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Kayenta to Williams in 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kayenta in September: high temperatures in Williams hover around 27°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon Deer Farm ©
Grand Canyon Deer Farm
Big Toy Playground ©
Big Toy Playground
Elephant Rocks at Williams ©
Elephant Rocks at Williams

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hours
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Williams to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Williams to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Williams in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are warmer (25°C). You'll set off for Anaheim on the 10th (Thu).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

1
day
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): discover the magic at Downtown Disney and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Anaheim sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in Anaheim at 36°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Anaheim in September, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
day
Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. On the 16th (Wed), get outside with Paul Smith Children's Village, admire the striking features of Historic Governors' Mansion, then pause for some photo ops at Cheyenne Big Boots, and finally get your game on at Flippers Family Arcade.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cheyenne road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Cheyenne in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Cheyenne is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, Cheyenne is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Outdoors Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Flippers Family Arcade ©
Flippers Family Arcade
Historic Governors' Mansion ©
Historic Governors' Mansion

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Denver

Denver ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the galleries of Molly Brown House Museum, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Denver route planning site.

You can drive from Cheyenne to Denver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Denver

Scenic Drive Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans Scenic Byway ©
Mount Evans Scenic Byway
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Olympus Trail, then trek along The Living Room Trail, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City route builder website.

Fly from Denver to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Salt Lake City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Art at the Main Gallery ©
Art at the Main Gallery

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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 19th (Sat), observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Seattle tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium

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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.
On the 20th (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge.

Find out how to plan Olympic National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in September, things will get slightly colder in Olympic National Park: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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