26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Bozeman
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Tram + Shuttle:  5​h 45​min
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
Train:  3​h 30​min
4
Bellingham
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Bend
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
10
Butte City
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
11
Coeur d'Alene
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
12
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
13
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Zurich

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Bozeman

Bozeman ©
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Gallatin Canyon, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then cast your line with a fishing tour. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman, then take in the dramatic scenery at Palisade Falls, and then hike along Grotto Falls Trail.

Make your Bozeman itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Zurich, Switzerland to Bozeman is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Zurich to Bozeman, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Zurich in June since evenings lows in Bozeman dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Gallatin Canyon ©
Gallatin Canyon
Fishing Charters & Tours
Palisade Falls ©
Palisade Falls

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
On the 1st (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, and then trek along Paradise Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Skyline Trail, then take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Trail of the Shadows, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Paradise Valley.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Bozeman to Mount Rainier National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Bozeman to Mount Rainier National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in Mount Rainier National Park sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Paradise Valley ©
Paradise Valley

1
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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 3rd (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, then take a memorable drive along Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive, and then trek along Second Beach Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park road trip app .

You can fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in Olympic National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bellingham.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Second Beach Trail ©
Second Beach Trail
Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive ©
Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive

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Bellingham

Bellingham ©
Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Erie Park, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and then walk around Whatcom Falls Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Baker Ski Area and then admire the sheer force of Nooksack Falls.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bellingham vacation maker site .

Traveling by train from Olympic National Park to Bellingham takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July in Bellingham, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Anacortes, Mt Baker Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Mount Erie Park ©
Mount Erie Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks and then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park. On the next day, stroll through Manzanita Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rockaway Beach Wayside, then immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Lewis & Clark Salt Works.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach vacation planner .

Getting from Bellingham to Cannon Beach by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Bellingham in July, plan for slightly colder days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach Wayside, Manzanita Beach, The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks, Lewis & Clark Salt Works
Highlights from your plan
Hug Point State Park ©
Hug Point State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

1
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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.
On the 8th (Wed), admire all the interesting features of Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint, then contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally stroll around Drake Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bend trip planner .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Bend in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Bend, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pilot Butte State Scenic Viewpoint ©
River Rafting & Tubing
Drake Park ©
Drake Park

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.
On the 9th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Plaikni Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cleetwood Cove Trail, then take a memorable drive along Rim Dr, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Bend to Crater Lake National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, Crater Lake National Park is somewhat warmer than Bend - with highs of 40°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bandon.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Highlights from your plan
Cleetwood Cove Trail ©
Cleetwood Cove Trail
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr

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night
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Bullards Beach State Park, play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, then take in the exciting artwork at Washed Ashore - Gallery & Workshop, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bandon online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Bandon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, you will find days in Bandon are colder (22°C), and nights are slightly colder (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Bandon

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Bullards Beach State Park ©
Bullards Beach State Park
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 11th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park and then trek along Lady Bird Johnson Grove.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Bandon to Redwood National Park in 4 hours. In July in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Butte City.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove

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Butte City

Butte City ©
Butte City is an unincorporated community in Glenn County, California. On the 12th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Gray Lodge Wildlife Area.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Butte City tour planner.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Butte City by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Redwood National Park in July, you will find days in Butte City are much hotter (42°C), and nights are a bit warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Butte City

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gray Lodge Wildlife Area ©
Gray Lodge Wildlife Area

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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. On the 13th (Mon), see human ingenuity at work at Falls Park, then explore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Coeur d'Alene trip itinerary maker tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Butte City to Coeur d'Alene. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Butte City in July; daily highs in Coeur d'Alene reach 34°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Falls Park
Highlights from your plan
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
Falls Park ©
Falls Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Jackson Glacier Overlook, then explore the activities along Iceberg Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, admire the sheer force of St.Mary Falls, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park holiday maker .

Getting from Coeur d'Alene to Glacier National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Coeur d'Alene in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Glacier National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Iceberg Lake ©
Iceberg Lake
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake
Swiftcurrent Falls ©
Swiftcurrent 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 16th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, then take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Menor's Ferry Historical Trail.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in July; daily highs in Grand Teton National Park reach 30°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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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.
Visiting West Thumb Geyser Basin and Midway Geyser Basin will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Mud Volcano and Roosevelt Arch. Get out of town with these interesting Yellowstone National Park side-trips: West Yellowstone (Fishing Charters & Tours & Yellowstone River). The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, stroll through Natural Bridge Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

West Yellowstone
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Fishing Charters & Tours

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