29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Genoa
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Denver
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Rapid City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Medora
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Estes Park
— 4 nights
+4
Drive + bus + foot + Fly + train:  18​h 30​min
End: Genoa

4
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Mount Evans. Do some cultural sightseeing at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and Denver Botanic Gardens. Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Boulder (Pearl Street Mall & Boulder Arts and Crafts Gallery). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity United Methodist Church, and admire the masterpieces at Denver Art Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Denver trip planner .

Genoa, Italy to Denver is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Genoa in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Denver. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Boulder, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Pikes Peak. National Museum of World War II Aviation and Manitou Cliff Dwellings will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Garden of the Gods, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Old Colorado City Historic District, and get in on the family fun at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip itinerary maker site .

Take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Get a sense of the local culture at Downtown Rapid City and Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery. Step out of the city life by going to Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Custer State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Badlands National Park (Yellow Mounds Overlook & Loop Road), Wall Drug (in Wall) and Custer (Needles Eye Tunnel & Black Hills National Forest). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rapid City attractions app .

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Rapid City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Medora.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Custer, Badlands National Park, Wall Drug, Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

3
nights
Medora

Medora ©
Medora is a city in Billings County, North Dakota, United States. Get outdoors at South Unit and Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Painted Canyon Overlook and Chateau de Mores are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Medora with an excursion to North Unit in Theodore Roosevelt National Park--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: stop by Prairie Fire Pottery.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Medora online journey builder .

Drive from Rapid City to Medora in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Rapid City in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Medora. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Medora

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Prairie Fire Pottery
Highlights from your plan
South Unit ©
South Unit
Theodore Roosevelt National Park ©
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Painted Canyon Overlook ©
Painted Canyon Overlook

5
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.
Get outdoors at Uncle Tom's Trail and Artist Point. Get some historical perspective at S Rim Trail and Lone Star Geyser. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, cruise along Firehole Canyon Drive, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Medora to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Medora in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

4
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.
Visit Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Transfiguration for their historical value. National Museum of Wildlife Art and Mangelsen Images of Nature will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Jackson Hole side-trips: Teton National Forest (in Cody) and Grand Teton National Park (Grand Teton, Cascade Canyon Trail, & more). Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Oxbow Bend and take in the exciting artwork at Thal Glass Studio.

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

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Jackson Hole to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

4
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to Aspen and Evergreen Gallery or Mountain Blown Glass. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Benson Park Sculpture Garden and Images of Rocky Mountain National Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Estes Park: Fort Collins (New Belgium Brewing & River Rafting & Tubing), Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park) and The Beach at Grand Lake (in Grand Lake). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, sample the fine beverages at Dancing Pines Distillery, and take a peaceful walk through Medicine Bow National Forest.

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Getting from Jackson Hole to Estes Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in August: high temperatures in Estes Park hover around 37°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Fort Collins, Benson Park Sculpture Garden, Trail Ridge Road, The Beach at Grand Lake, Medicine Bow National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
River Rafting & Tubing

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