9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Ketchum
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Twin Falls
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
4
Coeur d'Alene
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Portland

2
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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park vacation builder.

Portland to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Portland in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 33°F, while days are little chillier, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Ketchum.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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nights
Ketchum

Ketchum ©
Ketchum is a city in Blaine County, Idaho, United States, in the central part of the state. On the 23rd (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Sun Valley Museum of History and then grab your bike and head to Fisher Creek Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bald Mountain Trail and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ketchum travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Ketchum in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect Ketchum to be a bit warmer, temps between 73°F and 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Ketchum

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Bald Mountain Trail
Highlights from your plan
Bald Mountain Trail ©
Bald Mountain Trail

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nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 25th (Mon), get interesting insight from Tours, then pause for some photo ops at Minidoka Internment, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Miracle Hot Springs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Herrett Center, then snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, and then take a peaceful walk through Sawtooth National Forest.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Twin Falls travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ketchum to Twin Falls in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Twin Falls are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coeur d'Alene.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Minidoka Internment, Miracle Hot Springs
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Miracle Hot Springs ©
Miracle Hot Springs
Sawtooth National Forest ©
Sawtooth National Forest
Herrett Center for Arts and Science ©

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Coeur d'Alene

Coeur d'Alene ©
Coeur d'Alene is the largest city and county seat of Kootenai County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the architecture and history at Old Mission State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Heyburn State Park. On the next day, admire the architecture and history at Cataldo Mission, then examine the collection at Oasis Bordello Museum, and then take a memorable drive along Lookout Pass.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Coeur d'Alene holiday planner.

Getting from Twin Falls to Coeur d'Alene by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Twin Falls in September, expect nights in Coeur d'Alene to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 72°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Coeur d'Alene

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wallace, Heyburn State Park, Old Mission State Park, Cataldo Mission
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission State Park ©
Old Mission State Park
Oasis Bordello Museum ©
Oasis Bordello Museum
Heyburn State Park ©
Heyburn State Park

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