28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Wheeling
— 1 night
Fly
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Denver
— 4 nights
Fly to Grand Junction, Drive to Moab
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Moab
— 4 nights
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Jackson
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Portland
— 5 nights
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Wheeling

— 1 night
Wheeling is a city in Ohio and Marshall counties in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): have fun at Washington County Machine Guns, then pause for some photo ops at Madonna of the Trail, and then get in on the family fun at Adventure Creek Challenge Course, LLC. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Cockayne Farmstead, steep yourself in history at West Virginia Penitentiary, then learn about all things military at Archive of the Afterlife, "A Paranormal Museum", and finally examine the collection at Imperial Glass Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Wheeling visit planner.

Charleston to Wheeling is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In May, Wheeling is slightly colder than Charleston - with highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Wheeling

Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Denver

— 4 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs), Colorado Springs (Michael Garman Museum & Gallery, Garden of the Gods, &more) and Estes Park (Off-Road Tours & Spas). There's much more to do: discover the riches below the earth's surface at Capital Prize Gold Mine Tour, catch some excitement at Carousel of Happiness, admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Denver itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Wheeling to Denver in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Wheeling to Denver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wheeling in May, things will get little chillier in Denver: highs are around 66°F and lows about 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Moab

— 4 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Canyonlands National Park (Mesa Arch & Island in the Sky). On the 16th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Deep Desert Expeditions, grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, and immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

For where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Moab online travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Moab in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Denver in May; daily highs in Moab reach 76°F and lows reach 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 6 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through S Rim Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip site.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Moab to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Moab in May, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 53°F and lows at 27°F. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Wed) before leaving for Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Grand Teton National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Spend the 27th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, take in breathtaking views at Death Canyon, contemplate the waterfront views at Snake River, and take some stellar pictures from Jenny Lake Overlook.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, with highs in Grand Teton National Park at 60°F and lows at 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Glacier National Park

— 2 nights

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 31st (Mon): get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook and then take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Avalanche Lake, then take in the awesome beauty at Swiftcurrent Mountain, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in May, you will find days in Glacier National Park are a bit warmer (67°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Portland

— 5 nights

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Anam Cara Cellars (in Newberg), Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Schreiner's Iris Gardens (in Salem). Dedicate the 5th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, make a trip to Pittock Mansion, and get a dose of the wild on Volcano Lands - Private Tours.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Portland trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Portland takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 56°F in Portland. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.