14 days in Washington State, Wyoming & Colorado Itinerary

14 days in Washington State, Wyoming & Colorado Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City
Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Taxi:  7 h
4
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Canon City
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Colorado Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: New York City

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Pioneer Square, thenstop by Elliott Bay Book Company, thenexplore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

New York City to Seattle is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Seattle to be slightly colder, temps between 74°F and 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

2
nights
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 20th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, thensteep yourself in history at Mormon Row Historic District, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole road trip site.

Getting from Seattle to Jackson Hole by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Jackson Hole due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in June, Jackson Hole is slightly colder at night with lows of 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Mormon Row Historic District ©
Mormon Row Historic District

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Uncle Tom's Trail and Lone Star Geyser. Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through S Rim Trail, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Beaver Ponds Loop Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Fort Yellowstone Historic District ©
Fort Yellowstone Historic District
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail ©
Beaver Ponds Loop Trail

1
day
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 26th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, thendelve into the distant past at Balcony House, thencontemplate the long history of Cliff Palace, and finally delve into the distant past at Long House.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mesa Verde National Park travel route tool.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Mesa Verde National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Mesa Verde National Park: temperatures range from 89°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

1
day
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 27th (Thu), learn about winemaking at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey, take a memorable drive along Skyline Drive, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Make your Canon City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Mesa Verde National Park to Canon City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Canon City, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

3
nights
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 28th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic Site, thenwalk around Garden of the Gods, and then step into the grandiose world of Glen Eyrie Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral, thentake a memorable tour with Tours, and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Canon City to Colorado Springs in an hour. Traveling from Canon City in June, you will find days in Colorado Springs are a bit cooler (84°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral ©
St. Mary's Catholic Cathedral

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