28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  18​h
1
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
5
Boise
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Bozeman
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  6​h 15​min
8
Newport
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Astoria
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Copenhagen

2
nights
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Friday Harbor ©
The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then view the masterpieces at Island Studios.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor road trip planning website .

Copenhagen, Denmark to Friday Harbor is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to Friday Harbor, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Whale Museum ©
The Whale Museum

3
nights
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 5th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. On the next day, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Seattle itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Friday Harbor to Seattle by flight takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Friday Harbor in June, with highs in Seattle at 27°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

4
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.
Head to The Polebridge Mercantile and Home Ranch Bottomsfor some retail therapy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Avalanche Lake and Garden Wall. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's more to do: explore the activities along McDonald Creek and appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Seattle in June, plan for little chillier nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Polebridge, Hidden Lake
Highlights from your plan
Home Ranch Bottoms ©
Home Ranch Bottoms
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall

2
nights
Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. On the 11th (Mon), admire the architecture and history at Old Mission State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral, stroll through Riverfront Park, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Coeur d'Alene Lake.

Make your Coeur d'Alene itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Coeur d'Alene takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Coeur d'Alene due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Boise.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Spokane, Old Mission State Park
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Boise River Greenbelt, look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, and then contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary.

To find out how to plan a trip to Boise, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Coeur d'Alene to Boise in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Coeur d'Alene to Boise is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Coeur d'Alene in June: high temperatures in Boise hover around 34°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt

2
nights
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 15th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Yellowstone Historic Center, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Earthquake Lake.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our West Yellowstone journey planner.

You can fly from Boise to West Yellowstone in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Boise in June, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in West Yellowstone: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Yellowstone Historic Center ©
Yellowstone Historic Center

1
night
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 17th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at American Computer Museum, learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Rockies, and then make a trip to Emerson Cultural Center.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bozeman trip planner .

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Bozeman in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from West Yellowstone in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Bozeman: highs are around 27°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Newport.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Rockies ©
Museum of the Rockies
Downtown Bozeman ©
Downtown Bozeman
American Computer & Robotics Museum ©

3
nights
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area and Yachats coastline. For shopping fun, head to The Chocolate Frog or The Edge Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Newport: Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest (in Yachats) and Heceta Head Lighthouse (in Florence). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sea views from Yaquina Head Lighthouse and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Coast Aquarium.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Newport trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Bozeman to Newport takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bozeman to Newport due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Bozeman in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Newport: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Wildlife Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Yachats, The Chocolate Frog, The Edge Art Gallery, Heceta Head Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse
Yaquina Head Lighthouse ©
Yaquina Head Lighthouse

4
nights
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get a sense of the local culture at Columbia River Maritime Museum and Fort Clatsop National Memorial. Explore hidden gems such as Cannon Beach and Ecola State Park. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Astoria Column, snap pictures at Astoria-Megler Bridge, see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, and stop by Beach Books.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Astoria vacation tool .

Drive from Newport to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Beach Books
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Flavel House Museum ©
Flavel House Museum
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cape Meares Lighthouse and Timberline Lodge and Ski Area. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Oregon Garden and Pittock Mansion. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville), Tillamook Air Museum (in Tillamook) and Soter Vineyards (in Carlton). And it doesn't end there: stop by Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Portland road trip app .

Traveling by car from Astoria to Portland takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Astoria in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Portland, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Tillamook, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Soter Vineyards, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Cape Meares Lighthouse ©
Cape Meares Lighthouse
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©

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