29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  10​h 30​min
1
Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + tram + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Hood River
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Saint Helens
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
North Cascades National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Moose
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

6
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.
Get outdoors at Swiftcurrent Lake and Iceberg Lake Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Grinnell Glacier. There's much more to do: hike along Highline Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Granite Park Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Silver Staircase Falls, and explore the activities along Lake McDonald.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park sightseeing planning website .

New York City to Glacier National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for much colder nights in Glacier National Park, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Hood River.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

4
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mount Hood and Full Sail Brewing Company. Take a break from the city and head to Trillium Lake and Big Winds. Explore Hood River's surroundings by going to Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Mt. Hood National Forest (in Welches). There's more to do: do a tasting at Marchesi Vineyards and sample the fine beverages at Hood River Distillers Tasting Room.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hood River trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Glacier National Park to Hood River in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Hood River. While traveling from Glacier National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Hood River, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Saint Helens.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Mt. Hood National Forest, Trillium Lake
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Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest

3
nights
Saint Helens

Saint Helens ©
St. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount St. Helens and Ape Cave. Get out of town with these interesting Saint Helens side-trips: Johnston Ridge Observatory (in Toutle) and Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument (in Amboy). There's still lots to do: sample the fine beverages at Ye Ol' Grog Distillery, do a tasting at Three Brothers Vineyard and Winery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Columbia View Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Helens trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Hood River to Saint Helens with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Saint Helens

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Ridgefield, Ape Cave, Johnston Ridge Observatory, Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument, Mount St. Helens
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Ape Cave ©
Ape Cave
Ye Ol' Grog Distillery ©
Ye Ol' Grog Distillery

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grove of the Patriarchs and High Rock Trail. Visiting Skyline Trail and Myrtle Falls will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail, stroll through Camp Muir Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mount Rainier National Park trip simple and quick.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint Helens to Mount Rainier National Park. When traveling from Saint Helens in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Mount Rainier National Park: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

High Rock Trail
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Grove of the Patriarchs ©
Grove of the Patriarchs
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier

3
nights
North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at N Cascades Hwy and Ladder Creek Falls. Get outdoors at Cascade Pass and Blue Lake trail. Change things up with a short trip to Sauk Mountain Trail in Concrete (about 1h 05 min away). There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at North Cascades National Park and take some stellar pictures from Diablo Lake Overlook.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for North Cascades National Park using our trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to North Cascades National Park. In August, daytime highs in North Cascades National Park are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Sauk Mountain Trail
Highlights from your plan
Cascade Pass ©
Cascade Pass
North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park
Ladder Creek Falls ©
Ladder Creek Falls

4
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.
Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Mud Volcano will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Loop Road and West Thumb Geyser Basin. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Cascades National Park to Yellowstone National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from North Cascades National Park to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from North Cascades National Park in August, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Moose.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
River Rafting & Tubing

4
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Take a break from the city and head to 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Jenny Lake Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Jackson Lake and Hidden Falls. Spend the 18th (Sun) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road, explore the striking landscape of String Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jackson Lake Overlook.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Moose online trip builder .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Moose in 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Moose, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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