57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Bozeman, Shuttle to West Yellowstone
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
Drive
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Glacier National Park
— 7 nights
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Drive to Missoula International Airport, Fly to Portland International Airport, Drive to Oregon City
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Oregon City
— 3 nights
Drive
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Government Camp
— 2 nights
Drive to Portland International Airport, Fly to Grand Canyon National Park Airport
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 13 nights
Drive
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Durango
— 5 nights
Drive
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Colorado Springs
— 5 nights
Drive
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Denver
— 5 nights
Drive
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Estes Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Rapid City
— 8 nights
Fly

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West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Visiting Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and Ousel Falls Trail will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Yellowstone: Big Sky (Lone Peak & Big Sky Resort). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone River, find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone online holiday planner.

New York City to West Yellowstone is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to West Yellowstone due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect nights in West Yellowstone to be colder, around 35°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

7
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Glacier National Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Going-to-the-Sun Road and Iceberg Lake Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, appreciate the views at Logan Pass, and contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park online trip maker.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Glacier National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from West Yellowstone in June, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 75°F and 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oregon City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Oregon City

Oregon City is the county seat of Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, located on the Willamette River near the southern limits of the Portland metropolitan area. Escape the urban bustle at Oregon City Golf Club and Hopkins Demonstration Forest. The adventure continues: tee off at Stone Creek Golf Club, learn about winemaking at Carabella Vineyard, admire the natural beauty at Rogerson Clematis Garden, and go for a walk through McLoughlin Promenade.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Oregon City travel planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Glacier National Park to Oregon City. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Oregon City, with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Government Camp.

Things to do in Oregon City

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

2
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Government Camp

Government Camp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, south of Mount Hood and north of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain. On the 15th (Mon), hike along Little Crater Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Trillium Lake, then identify plant and animal life at Wildwood Recreation Site, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Little Zigzag Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Government Camp online trip planner.

You can drive from Oregon City to Government Camp in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Oregon City in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Government Camp: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Government Camp

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

13
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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get some historical perspective at Bright Angel Point and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Mather Point. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take a memorable drive along Cape Royal, and explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Government Camp to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Government Camp to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Government Camp in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, around 42°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Durango.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Durango

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Popular historic sites such as Balcony House and Long House are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to River Rafting & Tubing and Animas River Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Durango: Mesa Verde National Park (Cliff Palace & Spruce Tree House), Million Dollar Highway (in Silverton) and Pagosa Springs (Treasure Falls & Piedra River Trail). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Durango Fish Hatchery and Wildlife Museum, do a tasting at Four Leaves Winery, sample the fine beverages at Durango Craft Spirits, and look for gifts at Earthen Vessel Gallery.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Durango online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Durango takes 5.5 hours. June in Durango sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Escape the urban bustle at Off-Road Tours and The Broadmoor Golf Courses. Explore Colorado Springs' surroundings by going to Bear Dance Golf Club (in Larkspur) and Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation (in Guffey). And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon Open Space, and explore the activities along Manitou Springs Incline.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs itinerary tool.

Getting from Durango to Colorado Springs by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Visiting Mount Evans and Flatirons will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as 16th Street Mall and Molly Brown House Museum are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Breckenridge Golf Club (in Breckenridge), River Rafting & Tubing (in Frisco) and Summit Lake Park (in Idaho Springs). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Denver Botanic Gardens, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, explore the activities along Crown Hill Park, and look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Denver takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Estes Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Trail Ridge Road and Alberta Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Estes Park: The Beach at Grand Lake (in Grand Lake) and Rocky Mountain National Park (Bear Lake & Alluvial Fan). And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, look for all kinds of wild species at Sheep Lakes, take a memorable drive along Peak to Peak Scenic Byway, and tee off at Estes Park Golf Course.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Estes Park sightseeing planner.

Drive from Denver to Estes Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Rapid City

Gateway to the Black Hills

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Bear Country USA. Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Presidential Trail (in Keystone), Custer (Black Hills National Forest, Iron Mountain Road, &more) and Badlands National Park (Panorama Point Overlook, Loop Road, &more). There's much more to do: stop by Downtown Rapid City, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park, explore and take pictures at Needles Highway, and learn about all things military at Delta-09 Missile Silo.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip builder app.

You can fly from Estes Park to Rapid City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Estes Park in July, you will find days in Rapid City are a bit cooler (85°F), and nights are about the same (62°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Colorado travel guide

4.4
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.

South Dakota travel guide

4.2
National Parks · Scenic Drive · Monuments
The State of Great Faces and Great Places
Famous for the cliffside monuments of Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse memorial, South Dakota is a land of Old West history, American Indian culture, and impressive natural wonders. Get to know the state's diverse and breathtaking landscape with a trip through Custer National Park, with a herd of 1,300 free-roaming bison, or by traversing the dramatic peaks of Badlands National Park near the Black Hills. Allow time in your itinerary to visit the state's largest city, Sioux Falls, for shopping, dining, and entertainment options, as well as a number of museums and historical attractions.