8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Calhan
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Thermopolis
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Denver

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day
Calhan

Calhan ©
The Town of Calhan is a Statutory Town in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. On the 3rd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Serenity Springs Wildlife Center and then stroll around The Paint Mines Interpretive Park.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Calhan trip itinerary planner .

Denver to Calhan is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Calhan

Parks Wildlife
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The Paint Mines Interpretive Park ©
Serenity Springs Wildlife Center ©
Serenity Springs Wildlife Center

2
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.
Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Going-to-the-Sun Road, trek along Highline Trail, admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park travel route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Calhan to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Calhan in June, things will get little chillier in Glacier National Park: highs are around 75°F and lows about 45°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Helena.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier

2
nights
Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. On the 7th (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Montana State Capitol, get in on the family fun at Great Northern Carousel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Helena, then take an in-depth tour of Montana Historical Society Museum, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gates of the Mountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): go deep underground at Last Chance Gulch, explore the activities along Hauser Lake, then explore the engaging exhibits at ExplorationWorks, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Helena.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Helena road trip site .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Helena by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. In June, daytime highs in Helena are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Thermopolis.

Things to do in Helena

Nature Parks Theme Parks
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Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Great Northern Carousel ©
Great Northern Carousel
ExplorationWorks ©
ExplorationWorks

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night
Thermopolis

Thermopolis ©
Thermopolis is the largest town in, and the county seat of Hot Springs County, Wyoming, United States. On the 9th (Sun), take in the natural beauty of Hot Springs State Park, then witness a stunning natural landmark at The Star Plunge, and then get curious at Wyoming Dinosaur Center. On your second day here, make a trip to Wind River Canyon, then take in the natural beauty of TePee Pools and Spa, then look for gifts at Wyoming Whiskey, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Legend Rock Petroglyph Site.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Thermopolis online travel planner .

Getting from Helena to Thermopolis by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Helena in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Thermopolis: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thermopolis

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Wyoming Whiskey
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Hot Springs State Park ©
Hot Springs State Park
Wyoming Dinosaur Center ©
Wyoming Dinosaur Center
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site ©
Legend Rock Petroglyph Site

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