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:  1​h 45​min
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 15​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Swiftcurrent Lake and Avalanche Lake. Discover out-of-the-way places like Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Highline Trail. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, and trek along Grinnell Glacier.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park day trip app .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Glacier National Park. Expect little chillier evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from New York City in May, with lows around 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hood River.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

4
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Mount Hood and Timberline Lodge and Ski Area. Get in touch with nature at Trillium Lake and Mt. Hood National Forest. There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Full Sail Brewing Company, learn about winemaking at The Pines 1852 Tasting Room, head outdoors with Big Winds, and sample the fine beverages at Hood River Distillers Tasting Room.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hood River trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Glacier National Park to Hood River takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 49°F in Hood River. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Saint Helens.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Saint Helens

Saint Helens ©
Get outdoors at Mount St. Helens and Ape Cave. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument and Johnston Ridge Observatory. There's much more to do: sample the fine beverages at Ye Ol' Grog Distillery, do a tasting at Bethany Vineyard & Winery, and stroll through Columbia View Park.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Saint Helens journey builder .

You can drive from Hood River to Saint Helens in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Saint Helens

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Ridgefield, Johnston Ridge Observatory, Mount St. Helens, Ape Cave, Mountt St Helens National Volcanic Monument
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Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens
Ape Cave ©
Ape Cave
Bethany Vineyard & Winery ©
Bethany Vineyard & Winery

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grove of the Patriarchs and Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail. Step out of the city life by going to Skyline Trail and Mount Rainier. Change things up with a short trip to High Rock Trail in Packwood (about 58 minutes away). There's lots more to do: stroll through Camp Muir Trail, hike along Trail of the Shadows, and admire the sheer force of Myrtle Falls.

Make your Mount Rainier National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Explore your travel options from Saint Helens to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

High Rock Trail
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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.
Get outdoors at N Cascades Hwy and Blue Lake trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cascade Pass and North Cascades National Park. Go for a jaunt from North Cascades National Park to Concrete to see Sauk Mountain Trail about 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Ladder Creek Falls and get great views at Diablo Lake Overlook.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the North Cascades National Park travel route site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to North Cascades National Park. May in North Cascades National Park sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Sauk Mountain Trail
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Cascade Pass ©
Cascade Pass
N Cascades Hwy ©
N Cascades Hwy
North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Mud Volcano. Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Loop Road and West Thumb Geyser Basin. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park itinerary maker website .

Explore your travel options from North Cascades National Park to Yellowstone National Park with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from North Cascades National Park to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from North Cascades National Park in May, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 53°F and 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to 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
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

4
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Get in touch with nature at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Grand Teton. Step off the beaten path and head to Jenny Lake Trail and String Lake. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Jackson Lake, explore the striking landscape of Jackson Lake Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Hidden Falls.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Moose online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Moose takes 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Moose are a bit warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moose

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail
String Lake ©
String Lake

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