29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 30​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Estes Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
5
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Crow Agency
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Cody
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
11
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h
12
Leavenworth
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
13
Port Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
14
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
15
Seattle
— 3 nights
End: Seattle

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): stroll through China Beach, then trek along Lands End, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and then stroll through Marshall’s Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour itinerary maker site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Lands End ©
Lands End
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
You'll get in some beach time at Kiva Beach and Lakeside Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Baldwin Beach and Pope Beach. And it doesn't end there: trek along Mt. Tallac Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rubicon Trail, admire the majestic nature at D.L. Bliss State Park, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe travel route planner .

Getting from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, South Lake Tahoe is little chillier at night with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

D.L. Bliss State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at City Creek Canyon, explore the stunning scenery at Little Cottonwood Canyon, and then hike along Lake Blanche Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): ride a horse along American Fork Canyon and then stroll through Timpanogos Cave National Monument.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City journey maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from South Lake Tahoe to Salt Lake City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in September, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Estes Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

American Fork, Little Cottonwood Canyon
Highlights from your plan
City Creek Canyon ©
City Creek Canyon
American Fork Canyon ©
American Fork Canyon
Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Sheep Lakes, then admire the sheer force of Alberta Falls, and then hike along Cub Lake Trail.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Estes Park visit app .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Estes Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, Estes Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Keystone.

Things to do in Estes Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
Highlights from your plan
Alberta Falls ©
Alberta Falls
Many Parks Curve Overlook ©
Many Parks Curve Overlook
Sheep Lakes ©
Sheep Lakes

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Keystone trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Estes Park to Keystone takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Estes Park in September; daily highs in Keystone reach 25°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Badlands National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Big Thunder Gold Mine ©
Big Thunder Gold Mine

1
night
Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Homestead Overlook and then take in the dramatic natural features at Conata Basin Overlook.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Badlands National Park trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Keystone to Badlands National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Keystone in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Badlands National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Crow Agency.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Conata Basin Overlook ©
Conata Basin Overlook
Homestead Overlook ©
Homestead Overlook

1
night
Crow Agency

Crow Agency ©
Crow Agency is a census-designated place (CDP) in Big Horn County, Montana, United States and is near the actual location for the Little Bighorn National Monument and re-enactment produced by the Real Bird family known as Battle of the Little Bighorn Reenactment. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the history at Custer Battlefield Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Custer Battlefield Trading Company, and then pause for some photo ops at Little Bighorn Battlefield.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Crow Agency trip site .

You can drive from Badlands National Park to Crow Agency in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Badlands National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Crow Agency, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cody.

Things to do in Crow Agency

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Crow Indian Reservation, Custer Battlefield Museum
Highlights from your plan
Little Bighorn Battlefield ©
Little Bighorn Battlefield
Custer Battlefield Museum ©
Custer Battlefield Museum
Custer Battlefield Trading Company ©

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Tue), grab your bike and head to Paul Stock Nature Trail and then see Off-Road Tours.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cody trip planning website .

Getting from Crow Agency to Cody by car takes about 3 hours. When traveling from Crow Agency in September, plan for little chillier days in Cody, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. Escape the urban bustle at West Thumb Geyser Basin and Midway Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Artists’ Paintpots, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, and explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cody to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Cody in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
nights
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.
On the 18th (Fri), stroll through Menor's Ferry Historical Trail. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of String Lake, then admire the sheer force of Hidden Falls, then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Group, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are somewhat warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
String Lake ©
String Lake
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, then take in the dramatic natural features at Jackson Glacier Overlook, then trek along Cracker Lake Hike, and finally appreciate the views at Logan Pass.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Grand Teton National Park to Glacier National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Glacier National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will leave for Leavenworth on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass

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night
Leavenworth

Leavenworth ©
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Lake Wenatchee State Park, then trek along Penstock Trail (Old Pipeline Trail), and then hike along Icicle Ridge Trail.

Start your trip to Leavenworth by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Glacier National Park to Leavenworth in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park to Leavenworth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Leavenworth, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Angeles.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lake Wenatchee State Park ©
Lake Wenatchee State Park

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Port Angeles

Port Angeles ©
Port Angeles is a city in and the county seat of Clallam County, Washington, United States. On the 25th (Fri), examine the collection at Olympic Coast Discovery Center, admire the majestic nature at Salt Creek Recreation Area, then identify plant and animal life at Elwha Dam Removal Site, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Marymere Falls, grab your bike and head to Olympic Discovery Trail, and then admire the sheer force of Madison Creek Falls.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Port Angeles road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Leavenworth to Port Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Leavenworth in September, expect nights in Port Angeles to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Port Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Olympic Discovery Trail
Highlights from your plan
Salt Creek Recreation Area ©
Salt Creek Recreation Area
Marymere Falls ©
Marymere Falls
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
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 27th (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park, then take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, and then explore the activities along Hoh River. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Port Angeles to Olympic National Park. In September in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hoh River ©
Hoh River

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): trek along Snoqualmie Falls, then take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, and then stroll through Alki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then admire the natural beauty at Bloedel Reserve.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle tour itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Snoqualmie Falls, Bloedel Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve

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