12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Kimball
— 2 nights
2
Estes Park
— 1 night
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
4
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
6
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park
— 2 nights
7
Durango
— 1 day
8
Amarillo
— 2 nights

2
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Kimball

Kimball ©
Kimball is a city and county seat of Kimball County, Nebraska, United States. On the 1st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Panorama Point.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Kimball tour planning website.

Bolivar to Kimball is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bolivar in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Kimball, with lows of 55°F. You will leave for Estes Park on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Kimball

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Chimney Rock National Historic Site
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Chimney Rock National Historic Site ©
Chimney Rock National Historic Site
Panorama Point ©
Panorama Point

1
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Estes Park

Estes Park ©
More than just a convenient resting place for travelers on their way to the national park encompassing the Front Range of the Rockies, Estes Park is a popular place to visit in its own right.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Estes Park travel planner.

Drive from Kimball to Estes Park in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Estes Park

Outdoors · Tours · Spas

Side Trip

Rocky Mountain National Park
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Off-Road Tours
Spas

2
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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.
On the 5th (Wed), trek along Observation Point Trail, explore the striking landscape at Sheepeater Cliffs, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook, take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, then contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online road trip planner.

You can fly from Estes Park to Yellowstone National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Estes Park in August, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 70°F and 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Town Square.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, you will find days in Jackson Hole are somewhat warmer (78°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Our Lady Of The Mountains ©
Our Lady Of The Mountains
Town Square ©
Town Square

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 7th (Fri), explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip maker tool.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Grand Teton National Park in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Grand Teton National Park are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Sat) before leaving for Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive

2
nights
Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park ©
The Gunnison River has been hard at work over the past two million years, carving out the sheer cliffs and towering spires that today make up Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Teton National Park to Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August; daily highs in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park reach 85°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Durango.

Things to do in Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park ©

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, get a taste of the local shopping with Scenic Aperture Gallery, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Durango trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park to Durango in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 51°F in Durango. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Durango

Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
River Rafting & Tubing
Scenic Aperture Gallery ©
Scenic Aperture Gallery

2
nights
Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Palo Duro Canyon State Park, examine the collection at Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum, and then take a stroll through U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Amarillo trip tool.

You can fly from Durango to Amarillo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Durango to Amarillo due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Durango in August: high temperatures in Amarillo hover around 89°F and lows are around 65°F.

Things to do in Amarillo

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum ©
Jack Sisemore Traveland RV Museum

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