9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Spokane
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Helena
— 1 night
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
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Gillette
— 1 night
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Rapid City
— 1 night
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Spokane
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Spokane

Spokane
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Plan a Spokane trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Port Orchard to Spokane is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Port Orchard in August, things will get a bit warmer in Spokane: highs are around 86°F and lows about 59°F. On the 15th (Sat), you're off to Helena.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Helena

Helena
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Helena trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Spokane to Helena in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Spokane to Helena due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Spokane in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Helena, with lows of 54°F. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Helena

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Step off the beaten path and head to Firehole Canyon Drive and Black Sand Basin. Escape the urban bustle at Old Faithful and Firehole River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near West Yellowstone: Yellowstone National Park (Mystic Falls Trail, Sapphire Pool, &more).

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone route planner.

You can drive from Helena to West Yellowstone in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Helena in August, with highs in West Yellowstone at 75°F and lows at 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Gillette.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Mystic Falls Trail ©
Mystic Falls Trail
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

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Gillette

Gillette
Gillette is a city in and the county seat of Campbell County, Wyoming, United States. To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gillette sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Gillette takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from West Yellowstone in August, with highs in Gillette at 85°F and lows at 54°F. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rapid City.

Things to do in Gillette

Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Wineries · Nightlife

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Rapid City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): wander the streets of Downtown Rapid City, head outdoors with Main Street Square, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Geology, then get the lay of the land with City of Presidents Walking Tour, and finally take in breathtaking views at Canyon Lake Park.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rapid City travel route planner.

Getting from Gillette to Rapid City by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Gillette in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rapid City, with lows of 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for Spokane.

Things to do in Rapid City

Neighborhoods · Nature · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City
Museum of Geology ©
Museum of Geology
Canyon Lake Park ©
Canyon Lake Park

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Spokane

Spokane ©
To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Spokane trip planning tool.

You can fly from Rapid City to Spokane in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Spokane. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks
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Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden ©
Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden

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