30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Belfast
bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
train + taxi:  4​h 45​min
4
Anacortes
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
5
Bellingham
— 1 night
+3
shuttle + Fly + bus + taxi:  9​h
6
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  9​h
7
Moose
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 30​min
9
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  15​h 45​min
End: Belfast

3
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Alki Beach. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mercer Slough Nature Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip maker site .

Belfast, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Belfast in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

5
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Hurricane Ridge and Murhut Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Olympic National Park: Quinault (Merriman Falls & Quinault Big Spruce Tree) and Jardin du Soleil (in Sequim). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Ruby Beach, explore the activities along Lake Cushman, tour the pleasant surroundings at Second Beach Trail, and take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Olympic National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in September, things will get little chillier in Olympic National Park: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Quinault, Jardin du Soleil
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

3
nights
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Step out of the city life by going to Mount Rainier and Comet Falls. Go for a jaunt from Mount Rainier National Park to Ashford to see Ashford Creek Pottery about 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: trek along Skyline Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wonderland Trail, admire the sheer force of Christine Falls Viewpoint, and take an in-depth tour of Longmire Museum.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In September in Mount Rainier National Park, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Anacortes.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Ashford Creek Pottery
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Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

1
night
Anacortes

Anacortes ©
Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Erie Park and then stroll through Rosario Beach.

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

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Anacortes by combination of train and taxi takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bellingham.

Things to do in Anacortes

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Rosario Beach ©
Rosario Beach
Mount Erie Park ©
Mount Erie Park

1
night
Bellingham

Bellingham ©
Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
On the 14th (Mon), explore the activities along Lake Whatcom, then hike along Whatcom Falls Park, and then stop by Village Books.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bellingham online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Anacortes to Bellingham in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In September in Bellingham, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bellingham

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature
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Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park
Lake Whatcom ©
Lake Whatcom
Village Books ©
Village Books

1
day
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and taxi from Bellingham to Crater Lake National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bellingham in September: highs in Crater Lake National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Moose.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

#Parks, #Nature
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park

3
nights
Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Teton and String Lake. Venture out of the city with trips to Mesa Falls (in Ashton) and Oxbow Bend (in Moran). And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, get great views at Snake River Overlook, explore the striking landscape of Teton Point Turnout, and take in breathtaking views at Death Canyon.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Moose travel route planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Crater Lake National Park to Moose. The time zone difference when traveling from Crater Lake National Park to Moose is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September, with highs in Moose at 23°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Oxbow Bend, Mesa Falls
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake
String Lake ©
String Lake

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Yellowstone Lake and Lamar Valley. Spend the 22nd (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Moose to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Traveling from Moose in September, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Virginia Falls. Step out of Glacier National Park with an excursion to River Rafting & Tubing in West Glacier--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road, tour the pleasant surroundings at Highline Trail, and hike along Avalanche Lake.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls

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