60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Templeton
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Kalispell
— 8 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Stanley
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
West Yellowstone
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Dubois
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Cody
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Durango
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
8
Steamboat Springs
— 6 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h
End: San Francisco

4
nights
Templeton

Templeton ©
Templeton is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Luis Obispo County, California. Visit Hearst Castle and Rotta Winery for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Olea Farm Olive Oil & Tasting Room, do a tasting at Ancient Peaks Winery, look for gifts at Grape Encounters Empourium, and don't miss a visit to Faces of Freedom Veterans Memorial.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Templeton trip tool .

San Francisco to Templeton is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for much warmer days in Templeton, with highs around 93°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kalispell.

Things to do in Templeton

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Atascadero, Hearst Castle, Estero Bluffs State Park, Ancient Peaks Winery
Highlights from your plan
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Rotta Winery ©
Rotta Winery
Venteux Vineyards ©
Venteux Vineyards

8
nights
Kalispell

Kalispell ©
Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Garden Wall and Conrad Mansion. Venture out of the city with trips to Whitefish (First Presbyterian Church & Whitefish Mountain Resort), West Glacier (River Rafting & Tubing & Hidden Lake) and Glacier National Park (Virginia Falls, Going-to-the-Sun Road, & more). It doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Sunti World Art Gallery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kalispell trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Templeton to Kalispell with the Route module. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Kalispell is little chillier than Templeton - with highs of 85°F and lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Kalispell

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Glacier National Park, Whitefish, West Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall
Conrad Mansion ©
Conrad Mansion

3
nights
Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Stanley is known for adventure, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, get engrossed in the history at Stanley Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Middle Fork of the Salmon River, and get outside with White Otter Outdoor Adventures.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Stanley itinerary planner.

You can drive from Kalispell to Stanley in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Kalispell in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Stanley, with lows of 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Stanley

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Middle Fork of the Salmon River, White Otter Outdoor Adventures
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Redfish Lake ©
Redfish Lake
Stanley Lake ©
Stanley Lake

12
nights
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Uncle Tom's Trail and Lone Star Geyser. Explore West Yellowstone's surroundings by going to Yellowstone National Park (Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Beaver Ponds Loop Trail, & more). It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Big Gun Fun.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone trip planner.

Traveling by car from Stanley to West Yellowstone takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July, daytime highs in West Yellowstone are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dubois.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

8
nights
Dubois

Dubois ©
Dubois is a town in Fremont County, Wyoming. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubois: Moose (Snake River Overlook & Chapel of the Sacred Heart) and Fremont Lake (in Pinedale). Spend the 30th (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, take in the dramatic natural features at Inspiration Point, learn more about the world around you at National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center, and get interesting insight from Wind River Flyfitter.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dubois visit planner .

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Dubois in 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dubois when traveling from West Yellowstone in July, with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Cody.

Things to do in Dubois

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Fremont Lake
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District
Chapel of the Sacred Heart ©
Chapel of the Sacred Heart

7
nights
Cody

Cody ©
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.
Popular historic sites such as Beartooth Hwy and Kirwin Ghost Town are in your itinerary. Step out of Cody to go to Yellowstone National Park and see Artist Point, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West, see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum, get your game on at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC, and admire all the interesting features of Beartooth Highway.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Cody road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubois to Cody takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cody when traveling from Dubois in August, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Durango.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Heart Mountain Interpretive Center, Beartooth Hwy, Kirwin Ghost Town, Artist Point
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town
Dead Indian Summit Overlook ©
Dead Indian Summit Overlook

7
nights
Durango

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cliff Palace and Long House. Venture out of the city with trips to Artisans of Mancos (in Mancos), Mesa Verde National Park (Balcony House, Spruce Tree House, & more) and Aztec Ruins National Monument (in Aztec). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum, contemplate the long history of Yankee Girl Mine, examine the collection at Ouray Alchemist Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Columba Catholic Church.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Durango travel planner .

Fly from Cody to Durango in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Durango, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Durango

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Mesa Verde National Park, Ouray, Silverton, Bear Creek Falls, Aztec Ruins National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

6
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Holzwarth Historic Site and Tread of Pioneers Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Steamboat Springs: Spas & Wellness (in Grand Lake), Adrenaline & Extreme Tours (in Vail) and Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway (in Kremmling). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Fish Creek Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Strawberry Park Hot Springs, get a taste of the local shopping with Steamboat Art Company, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Name Catholic Church.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Steamboat Springs trip maker site .

Getting from Durango to Steamboat Springs by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Durango in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 46°F in Steamboat Springs. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Holzwarth Historic Site, Steamboat Lake Marina, Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Fishing Charters & Tours
Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway ©

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