25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  9​h
1
Deadwood
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h
2
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h
3
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Moose
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Cody
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  12​h 15​min
11
Ocoee
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Lexington
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Deadwood

Deadwood ©
Deadwood is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Scott Jacobs Studio. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Jon Crane Gallery, then explore the activities along Sylvan Lake, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Deadwood online day trip planner .

New York City to Deadwood is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Deadwood, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Deadwood at 75°F and lows at 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Deadwood

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rapid City, Custer, Jon Crane Gallery & Custom Framing
Highlights from your plan
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island
Prairie Edge Trading Co. & Galleries ©
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Iceberg Lake Trail and Highline Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Hidden Lake and Grinnell Glacier. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Avalanche Lake, trek along Granite Park Trail, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park journey planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Deadwood to Glacier National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Deadwood to Glacier National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Deadwood in June, Glacier National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Hidden Lake
Highlights from your plan
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

2
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Wildlife Art and Rare Jackson Hole Gallery. Attractions like Laurance Rockefeller Preserve and Teton Raptor Center make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Jenny Lake, view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Teton Point Turnout, and take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Jackson Hole takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, plan for little chillier nights in Jackson Hole, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Moose.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Jenny Lake ©
Jenny Lake

1
night
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration, look for all kinds of wild species at Blacktail Ponds Overlook, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, and finally explore the activities along Snake River.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Moose trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Moose in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Blacktail Ponds Overlook ©
Blacktail Ponds Overlook
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

2
nights
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 24th (Mon): see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Yellowstone Historic Center. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Earthquake Lake, then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and then have some family-friendly fun at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone road trip site .

You can drive from Moose to West Yellowstone in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in June, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Horseback Riding Tours

3
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.
Visiting Uncle Tom's Trail and Mud Volcano will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Midway Geyser Basin and Upper Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online trip planner .

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Yellowstone National Park sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
Mud Volcano ©
Mud Volcano
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, see the interesting displays at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Plains Indian, and finally see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum. On the next day, take a peaceful walk through Shoshone National Forest, see human ingenuity at work at Buffalo Bill Dam, and then steep yourself in history at Old Trail Town.

For maps and other tourist information, read our Cody online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Cody takes 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Cody reach 75°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Highlights from your plan
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center ©
Heart Mountain Interpretive Center
Cody Firearms Museum ©
Cody Firearms Museum
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum ©
Cody Dug Up Gun Museum

1
night
Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): shop like a local with The Studio Fine Art and Framing, then take a memorable drive along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, then stop by Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures, and finally explore the activities along Bear Lake.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Estes Park trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Cody to Estes Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cody in June, expect nights in Estes Park to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Estes Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bear Lake
Highlights from your plan
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Kirks Flyshop & Mountain Adventures ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway ©
Peak to Peak Scenic Byway

2
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
On the 2nd (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon and then contemplate the waterfront views at Manitou Springs Incline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Olympic Training Center, identify plant and animal life at North Cheyenne Canon Park and Starsmore Discovery Center, and then admire the sheer force of Helen Hunt Falls.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Colorado Springs day trip planning app .

Getting from Estes Park to Colorado Springs by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Estes Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Colorado Springs, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Manitou Springs Incline
Highlights from your plan
Helen Hunt Falls ©
Helen Hunt Falls
Olympic Training Center ©
Olympic Training Center

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and finally cruise along East Rim Drive.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip tool .

Drive from Colorado Springs to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Colorado Springs in July since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Ocoee.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

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day
Ocoee

Ocoee ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): do a tasting at Savannah Oaks Winery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ocoee Outdoors, Inc., and then explore the activities along Adventures Unlimited.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ocoee vacation planning website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Ocoee in 12.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, Ocoee is a bit warmer at night with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lexington.

Things to do in Ocoee

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Savannah Oaks Winery
Highlights from your plan
Adventures Unlimited ©
Adventures Unlimited
Savannah Oaks Winery ©
Savannah Oaks Winery

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nights
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, then sample the tasty concoctions at Woodford Reserve Distillery, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Buffalo Trace Distillery. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Mary Todd Lincoln House, then experience rural life at Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, and then stop by Kentucky Soaps and Such.

For reviews and other tourist information, refer to the Lexington trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Ocoee to Lexington takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lexington

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trips

Woodford Reserve Distillery, Buffalo Trace Distillery, Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, Kentucky Soaps and Such
Highlights from your plan
Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea ©
Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill ©
Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill
Mary Todd Lincoln House ©
Mary Todd Lincoln House

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