12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jackson Hole
— Few hours
2
Rock Springs
— 1 night
3
Grand Junction
— 1 night
4
Pagosa Springs
— 1 night
5
Buena Vista
— 1 night
6
Denver
— 1 night
7
Cheyenne
— Few hours
8
Rapid City
— 1 night
9
Sheridan
— 1 night
10
Gardiner
— 1 night
11
Cody
— 1 night

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Wildlife Art.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Jackson Hole is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Sydney to Jackson Hole due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in August, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Jackson Hole: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rock Springs.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art

1
night
Rock Springs

Rock Springs
Rock Springs is a city in Sweetwater County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Flaming Gorge.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Rock Springs tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Rock Springs in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Rock Springs, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Junction.

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night
Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Mesa.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Junction trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Rock Springs to Grand Junction takes 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rock Springs in August, with highs in Grand Junction at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Pagosa Springs.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa

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Pagosa Springs

Pagosa Springs ©
Pagosa Springs is a municipality that is the county seat of, and the only incorporated municipality in, Archuleta County, Colorado, United States. On the 14th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at San Juan River Walk and then hike along Piedra River Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pagosa Springs travel planner.

Drive from Grand Junction to Pagosa Springs in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In August, Pagosa Springs is little chillier than Grand Junction - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Pagosa Springs

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Piedra River Trail ©
Piedra River Trail
San Juan River Walk ©
San Juan River Walk

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night
Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 15th (Sat), take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Buena Vista trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Pagosa Springs to Buena Vista in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In August, daytime highs in Buena Vista are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
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.
For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Denver road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Denver takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Buena Vista in August; daily highs in Denver reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum

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hours
Cheyenne

Cheyenne
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cheyenne online journey planner.

You can drive from Denver to Cheyenne in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 16th (Sun), you're off to Rapid City.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Parks Outdoors Breweries & Distilleries

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night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
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 17th (Mon): get to know the resident critters at Reptile Gardens and then take a stroll through Downtown Rapid City.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rapid City tour planner.

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Rapid City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cheyenne in August since evenings lows in Rapid City dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sheridan.

Things to do in Rapid City

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Downtown Rapid City ©
Downtown Rapid City

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night
Sheridan

Sheridan ©
Sheridan is a city in Sheridan County, Wyoming, United States. On the 18th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of King's Saddlery and Museum and then take a peaceful walk through Bighorn National Forest.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sheridan itinerary builder.

Getting from Rapid City to Sheridan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Rapid City in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Sheridan, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gardiner.

Things to do in Sheridan

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bighorn National Forest ©
Bighorn National Forest
King's Saddlery and Museum ©
King's Saddlery and Museum

1
night
Gardiner

Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Firehole Lake Drive and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gardiner online route planner.

Traveling by car from Sheridan to Gardiner takes 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sheridan in August: high temperatures in Gardiner hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cody.

Things to do in Gardiner

Outdoors Tours Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Firehole Lake Drive
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get your game on at Cody Firearms Experience, LLC and then take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Bill Center of the West.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Cody holiday builder site.

You can drive from Gardiner to Cody in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Gardiner in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Cody, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cody

Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC ©
Cody Firearms Experience, LLC

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