30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

Make it your trip
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New York City
— 7 nights
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Philipsburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Gardiner
— 1 night
Drive
5
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 9 nights
Drive
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Cody
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hardin
— 2 nights
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New York City

— 7 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Head to SoHo and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Greenwich Village and St. Patrick's Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City vacation planner.

Valletta, Malta to New York City is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Valletta to New York City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. June in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Glacier National Park

— 5 nights

Crown of the Continent

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 off the beaten path and head to Going-to-the-Sun Road and Garden Wall. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's much more to do: trek along Goat Lick Overlook, stroll through Swiftcurrent Falls, admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, and explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New York City to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Glacier National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Glacier National Park are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are cooler (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Philipsburg.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Philipsburg

— 1 night
Philipsburg is a town in and the county seat of Granite County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): stop by The Sweet Palace.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Philipsburg trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Glacier National Park to Philipsburg with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Philipsburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Gardiner.

Things to do in Philipsburg

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

Gardiner

— 1 night
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): look for gifts at Angler's West Fly Fishing and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Gardiner road trip website.

Drive from Philipsburg to Gardiner in 4 hours. Traveling from Philipsburg in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Gardiner. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Gardiner

Shopping · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

West Yellowstone

— 1 night
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 20th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Hebgen Lake, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and then look for gifts at Send it Home.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Gardiner to West Yellowstone in 2 hours. In June in West Yellowstone, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Yellowstone National Park

— 9 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Chapel of the Sacred Heart and S Rim Trail are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Loop Road. Explore Yellowstone National Park's surroundings by going to Grand Teton National Park (42-mile Scenic Loop Drive & Menor's Ferry Historical Trail). Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, trek along Observation Point Trail, and take a memorable drive along Firehole Canyon Drive.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park travel planning website.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Cody

— 2 nights

Preferred Gateway to Yellowstone

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): look for gifts at Homesteader Museum, then examine the collection at Cody Dug Up Gun Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Historic Cody Mural and Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, admire the masterpieces at Whitney Western Art Museum, and then learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Cody online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. In June, Cody is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Hardin.

Things to do in Cody

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Hardin

— 2 nights
Hardin is a city in and the county seat of Big Horn County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Big Horn County Historical Museum, then take in the history at Little Bighorn Battlefield, and then take in the history at Custer Battlefield Trading Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): look for gifts at Bighorn Trout Shop and then witness the site of a historic battle at Custer Battlefield Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hardin planning site.

Traveling by car from Cody to Hardin takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in July, things will get cooler in Hardin: highs are around -15°C and lows about -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hardin

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Montana travel guide

4.7
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Nature & Parks
The Crown of the Continent
With a population of only one million, Montana remains an untouched natural paradise of snowcapped peaks, expansive forests, and alpine lakes, dotted with Old West ghost towns, Indian reservations, and progressive urban communities. Appreciate the state's unique charm and beauty with a trip to Glacier National Park, where you can come face-to-face with Montana wildlife among its high peaks. Head to the state's largest cities, Billings and Missoula, for an array of historical attractions and cultural sightseeing.